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bowman

Definitions of bowman
  1. noun
    a person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrow
    synonyms: archer
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    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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