bowman

Definitions of bowman
1

n a person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrow

Synonyms:
archer
Examples:
William Tell
a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
Types:
longbowman
a medieval English archer who used a longbow
Type of:
expert
a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully

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