Associations to the word «Bowie»

Wiktionary

BOWIE, proper noun. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist James Bowie (1789-1869).
BOWIE, proper noun. A surname​.
BOWIE, proper noun. An unincorporated community in Arizona
BOWIE, proper noun. A city in Maryland
BOWIE, proper noun. A city and a county in Texas
BOWIE, noun. A Bowie knife
BOWIE KNIFE, noun. A large sheath knife.
BOWIE KNIFE, noun. Alternative form of Bowie knife
BOWIE KNIVES, noun. Plural of Bowie knife

Dictionary definition

BOWIE, noun. United States pioneer and hero of the Texas revolt against Mexico; he shared command of the garrison that resisted the Mexican attack on the Alamo where he died (1796-1836).

Wise words

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.