See also: Bowman

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Etymology 1Edit

bow +‎ -man

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bowman ‎(plural bowmen)

  1. (archery) A man who uses a bow; an archer.
    • Bible, Jer. iv. 29
      The whole city shall flee for the noise of the horsemen and bowmen.
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Etymology 2Edit

bow (of boat or ship) + -man

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bowman ‎(plural bowmen)

  1. (nautical) The person, in a team or among oarsmen, positioned nearest the bow.
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