Bow bearer


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(O. Eng. Law) an under officer of the forest who looked after trespassers.

See also: Bow

References in classic literature ?
From the center booth hung the yellow flag of Tepus, the famous bow bearer of the King; next to it, on one hand, was the blue flag of Gilbert of the White Hand, and on the other the blood-red pennant of stout young Clifton of Buckinghamshire.