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Definitions for bower
ˈbaʊ ərbow·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arbor, arbour, bower, pergolaverb

    a framework that supports climbing plants

    "the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park"

  2. embower, bowerverb

    enclose in a bower

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bower

    one who bows or bends

  2. Bower

    an anchor carried at the bow of a ship

  3. Bower

    a muscle that bends a limb, esp. the arm

  4. Bowernoun

    one of the two highest cards in the pack commonly used in the game of euchre

  5. Bowernoun

    anciently, a chamber; a lodging room; esp., a lady's private apartment

  6. Bowernoun

    a rustic cottage or abode; poetically, an attractive abode or retreat

  7. Bowernoun

    a shelter or covered place in a garden, made with boughs of trees or vines, etc., twined together; an arbor; a shady recess

  8. Bowerverb

    to embower; to inclose

  9. Bowerverb

    to lodge

  10. Bowernoun

    a young hawk, when it begins to leave the nest

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bower

    bow′ėr, n. a shady enclosure or recess in a garden, an arbour: an inner apartment, esp. the private room of a lady, a boudoir.—n. Bow′er-bird, an Australian bird of the Starling family, remarkable for its habit of making bower-like erections ornamented with gay feathers, shells, &c.—adj. Bow′ery, containing bowers: shady. [A.S. búr, a chamber; Scot, byre—root A.S. búan, to dwell.]

  2. Bower

    bow′ėr, n. the name in euchre for the two highest cards, the knave of trumps, and the other knave of the same colour, the right and left bower respectively. [Ger. bauer, peasant.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. BOWER

    A shady retreat, in general. BOWERY A shady retreat in New York.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bower in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bower in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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    the act of catching an object with the hands
    • A. snap
    • B. conveyance
    • C. arborolatry
    • D. tingle

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