bowman


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bow·man 1

 (bō′mən)
n.
An archer.

bow·man 2

 (bou′mən)
n.
A person who rows or paddles at the bow of a boat.

bowman

(ˈbəʊmən)
n, pl -men
(Archery) an archer

bowman

(ˈbaʊmən)
n, pl -men
(Nautical Terms) nautical an oarsman at the bow of a boat. Also called: bow oar

bow•man

(ˈboʊ mən)

n., pl. -men.
an archer.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bowman - a person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrowbowman - a person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrow
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
longbowman - a medieval English archer who used a longbow
Translations

bowman

[ˈbəʊmən] N (bowmen (pl)) (= archer) → arquero m; (with crossbow) → ballestero m

bowman

n pl <-men> → Bogenschütze m

bowman

[ˈbaʊmən] n (-men (pl)) (Naut) → prodiere m
References in classic literature ?
Death seemed to follow instantly the slightest pinprick of a bowman's arrow, nor apparently did one ever miss its goal.
A VERY SKILLFUL BOWMAN went to the mountains in search of game, but all the beasts of the forest fled at his approach.
camarades, there is no drop of French blood in my body, and I am a true English bowman, Samkin Aylward by name; and I tell you, mes amis, that it warms my very heart-roots to set my feet on the dear old land once more.
"Not I, most worthy sir," cried the carrier, shrinking away from the fierce eyes of the bowman.
"I trust that I am a better bowman than a minstrel," said he.
then, I have found a man at last!" shouted the bowman. "And, 'fore God, you are a better man than I take you for if you can lay me on my back, mon garcon.
"Ma foi!" cried the bowman, passing his fingers through his curls, "you were not far from the feather-bed then, mon gar.
Each man, also, of the King's archers should shoot three arrows at the target bearing the colors of his band, until the best bowman in each band should be chosen.
"Now if you had placed one of your shafts THERE"--loosing one of his own--"and another THERE"--out sped the second--"and another THERE"--the third was launched--"mayhap the King would have declared you the best bowman in all England!"
Bowman had one of the fastest cars during practice, and the strength of his No.
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Urbanski said neither Virginia's Wage Payment Act nor the state's Wiretap Act would support wrongful discharge claims under the doctrine established by the 1985 Virginia Supreme Court decision in Bowman v.