bowsie

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bowsie

(ˈbaʊziː) or

bowsey

n
1. a low-class mean or obstreperous person
2. a drunkard
[of unknown origin]
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Dean Bowsey also caught two cod; but he was at Ranny Pool and they weighed 3lb 15oz to take second prize.
Ray Starling put three cod on the beach to win with 5lb and was followed by Dean Bowsey with a cod and whiting weighing 3lb 6oz; Colin Boagey with 2lb 12oz from two cod and Richie Taylor with a cod and a dogfish weighing 2lb 2oz.
Billy Niblett weighed in a 1lb 6oz cod; Dean Bowsey caught a 1lb 4oz dogfish and junior member Jacob Mills was fourth with a 6oz eel.
A 1lb 4oz dogfish caught at Barry put Dean Bowsey in third place while club secretary Bob Galley was on the pier and took fourth with a 9oz whiting.