bow´er|like´

bow´er|like´
bow|er1 «BOW uhr», noun, verb.
–n.
1. a shelter of leafy branches.
2. an arbor.
3. a dwelling, especially a rustic abode.
4. Archaic. a bedroom.
–v.t.
to embower; enclose.
[Old English būr dwelling]
bow´er|like´, adjective.
bow|er2 «BOW uhr», noun.
one of the two anchors carried at the bow of a ship.
[< bow3]
bow|er3 «BOW uhr», noun.
the jack of trumps (right bower) or the other jack of the same color (left bower) in certain card games. The joker is sometimes called best bower. They rank: best bower, right bower, and left bower, above all other cards.
[American English < German Bauer jack (in cards), peasant]
bow|er4 «BOW uhr», noun.
a person who bows or stoops.
[< bow1 + -er1]
bow|er5 «BOH uhr», noun.
a player on a violin or other stringed instrument played with a bow.
[< bow2 + -er1]

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