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Bow·ditch

 (bou′dĭch), Nathaniel 1773-1838.
American mathematician and astronomer noted for his works concerning navigation.

Bow•ditch

(ˈbaʊ dɪtʃ)

n.
Nathaniel, 1773–1838, U.S. mathematician, astronomer, and navigator.
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