"bower" Definition

  1. v. & n. One who bows or bends.
  2. v. & n. An anchor carried at the bow of a ship.
  3. v. & n. A muscle that bends a limb, esp. the arm.
  4. n. One of the two highest cards in the pack commonly used in the game of euchre.
  5. n. Anciently, a chamber; a lodging room; esp., a lady's private apartment.
  6. n. A rustic cottage or abode; poetically, an attractive abode or retreat.
  7. n. A shelter or covered place in a garden, made with boughs of trees or vines, etc., twined together; an arbor; a shady recess.
  8. v. t. To embower; to inclose.
  9. v. i. To lodge.
  10. n. A young hawk, when it begins to leave the nest.

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Position in dictionary: 12150 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. & n., v. & n., v. & n., n., n., n., n., v. t., v. i., n.,
Words that start with "bower": 4
Words that end with "bower": 5
Words that contain "bower": 9
Next words in dictionary: bower bird, boweries, bowery, bowess, bowfin
Previous words in dictionary: bowenite, bowelling, bowelless, bowelled, boweling

English Dictionary Definition of bower

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