Bowers



Claude Gernade
[zher-nahd] /ʒərˈnɑd/ (Show IPA), 1878–1958, U.S. diplomat and historian.
a leafy shelter or recess; arbor.
a rustic dwelling; cottage.
a lady’s boudoir in a medieval castle.
to enclose in or as in a bower; embower.
an anchor carried at a ship’s bow.
a person or thing that bows or bends.
a musician, as a violinist, who performs with a bow on a stringed instrument.
Contemporary Examples

How Gay Was Gore Vidal? Tim Teeman July 30, 2013
Confessions of a Sex Escort to the Stars: Scotty Bowers’s Memoir, ‘Full Service’ Ramin Setoodeh February 17, 2012
Confessions of a Sex Escort to the Stars: Scotty Bowers’s Memoir, ‘Full Service’ Ramin Setoodeh February 17, 2012
The Sodomy Case That May Sway Justice Kennedy’s Same-Sex Marriage Vote Adam Winkler March 24, 2013
Confessions of a Sex Escort to the Stars: Scotty Bowers’s Memoir, ‘Full Service’ Ramin Setoodeh February 17, 2012

Historical Examples

Dialstone Lane, Complete W.W. Jacobs
The Gypsies Charles G. Leland
The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, Complete George Meredith
Aunt Kitty’s Stories Various
The Bride of the Tomb and Queenie’s Terrible Secret Mrs. Alexander McVeigh Miller

noun
a shady leafy shelter or recess, as in a wood or garden; arbour
(literary) a lady’s bedroom or apartments, esp in a medieval castle; boudoir
(literary) a country cottage, esp one regarded as charming or picturesque
noun
(nautical) a vessel’s bow anchor
noun
a jack in euchre and similar card games
n.

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