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Bower

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A lady’s private room. (Anglo-Saxon bur, a chamber.) (To rhyme with flower.) (See Boudoir.)

By a back staircase she slipped to her own bower.”—Bret Harte: Thankful Blossoms, part ii.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Bow (to rhyme with now)
Bow Bells
Bow-catcher (A)
Bow-hand
Bow-street Runners
Bow-window in Front (A)
Bow-wow Word
Bowden
Bowdlerise (To)
Bowels of Mercy
Bower
Bower Anchor
Bower-woman (A)
Bower of Bliss
Bowie Knife
Bowing
Bowled
Bowling
Bowls
Bowse
Bowyer God

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