What does bower mean?

bower meaning in General Dictionary

a new hawk when it begins to leave the nest

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  • To lodge
  • To embower to inclose
  • One of the two highest cards in the pack commonly used in the game of euchre
  • enclose in a bower
  • a framework that supports climbing flowers
  • a person who bows or bends.
  • An anchor transported in the bow of a ship.
  • A muscle that bends a limb, esp. the supply.
  • the two highest cards in pack commonly used in the game of euchre.
  • Anciently, a chamber; a lodging space; esp., a lady's private apartment.
  • A rustic cottage or abode; poetically, an attractive abode or retreat.
  • A shelter or covered invest a garden, created using boughs of trees or vines, etc., twined collectively; an arbor; a questionable recess.
  • To embower; to inclose.
  • To lodge.
  • A young hawk, when it starts to keep the nest.

bower meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English bur "room, hut, dwelling, chamber," from Proto-Germanic *buraz (cognates: Old Norse bur "chamber," Swedish bur "cage," Old large German bur "dwelling, chamber," German Bauer "birdcage"), from *bu- "to dwell," from PIE root *bheue- "to be, exist, live" (see be). Modern-day spelling created after mid-14c. Sense of "leafy arbor" (place closed-in by trees) is very first attested 1520s. For this reason, too, Australian Continent's bower-bird (1847).


bower meaning in General Dictionary

(v. & n.) Person who bows or bends.

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  • (v. & letter.) An anchor carried on bow of a ship.
  • (v. & letter.) A muscle that bends a limb, esp. the supply.
  • (letter.) Among two greatest cards inside pack widely used inside online game of euchre.
  • (n.) Anciently, a chamber; a lodging area; esp., a female's exclusive apartment.
  • (letter.) A rustic cottage or abode; poetically, an attractive abode or retreat.
  • (n.) A shelter or covered devote a yard, created using boughs of woods or vines, etc., twined together; an arbor; a shady recess.
  • (v. t.) To embower; to inclose.
  • (v. i.) To lodge.
  • (n.) A hawk, with regards to begins to leave the nest.

Sentence Examples with the word bower

The name of Bower was derived from a queen's residence attached to the ancient royal hunting-lodge in the vicinity.

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