Associations to the word «Bowers»


BOWER, noun. A bedroom or private apartments, especially for a woman in a medieval castle.
BOWER, noun. (literary) A dwelling; a picturesque country cottage, especially one that is used as a retreat.
BOWER, noun. A shady, leafy shelter or recess in a garden or woods.
BOWER, noun. (ornithology) A large structure made of grass and bright objects, used by the bower bird during courtship displays.
BOWER, verb. To embower; to enclose.
BOWER, verb. (obsolete) To lodge.
BOWER, noun. A peasant; a farmer.
BOWER, noun. Either of the two highest trumps in euchre.
BOWER, noun. (nautical) A type of ship's anchor, carried at the bow.
BOWER, noun. One who bows or bends.
BOWER, noun. One who plays any of several bow instruments, such as the musical bow or diddley bow.
BOWER, noun. A muscle that bends a limb, especially the arm.
BOWER, noun. (obsolete) (falconry) A young hawk, when it begins to leave the nest.
BOWER, proper noun. A surname​.
BOWER ANCHOR, noun. (nautical) each of the two main anchors of a ship, carried permanently attached to their cables on each side of the bow, always ready to be let go in case of an emergency.
BOWER ANCHORS, noun. Plural of bower anchor
BOWER BIRD, noun. A type of Australasian bird noted for building a large nest decorated with bright objects such as shells and glass.
BOWER BIRD, noun. (figuratively) A person who collects objects for display.
BOWER VINE, noun. A flowering vine native to Australia and grown as an ornamental in warmer climates, Pandorea jasminoides
BOWER VINES, noun. Plural of bower vine

Dictionary definition

BOWER, noun. A framework that supports climbing plants; "the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park".
BOWER, verb. Enclose in a bower.

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