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bower1

bow·er1

bower1

 
 
pronunciation:
baU r
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a pleasant, secluded alcove or shelter created by leafy trees or shrubbery.
The couple sat in the bower, enjoying the scent of roses and honeysuckle.
similar words:
alcove
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bowered, bowering, bowers
definition: to shelter or enclose in or as if in a bower.