EnglishEdit

NounEdit

bowe (plural bowes)

  1. Obsolete spelling of bow

VerbEdit

bowe (third-person singular simple present bowes, present participle bowing, simple past and past participle bowed)

  1. Obsolete spelling of bow
    • (Can we date this quote by John Aubrey and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      We have a custome, that when one sneezes, every one els putts off his hatt, and bowes, and cries God bless ye Sir.

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English boga, in turn from Proto-Germanic *bugô.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bowe (plural bowes or bowen)

  1. bow
  2. bowman

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: bow
  • Scots: bow