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Bower vs. Pergola

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Bowernoun

A bedroom or private apartments, especially for a woman in a medieval castle.

Pergolanoun

A framework in the form of a passageway of columns that supports a trelliswork roof; used to support and train climbing plants

Bowernoun

(literary) A dwelling; a picturesque country cottage, especially one that is used as a retreat.

Pergolanoun

Such a framework employed to provide shade, especially over a patio.

Bowernoun

A shady, leafy shelter or recess in a garden or woods.

Pergolanoun

Lit., an arbor or bower;

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Bowernoun

(ornithology) A large structure made of grass, twigs, etc., and decorated with bright objects, used by male bower birds during courtship displays.

Pergolanoun

a framework that supports climbing plants;

‘the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park’;

Bowernoun

A peasant; a farmer.

Pergola

A pergola is an outdoor garden feature forming a shaded walkway, passageway, or sitting area of vertical posts or pillars that usually support cross-beams and a sturdy open lattice, often upon which woody vines are trained. The origin of the word is the Late Latin pergula, referring to a projecting eave.

Bowernoun

Either of the two highest trumps in euchre.

Bowernoun

(nautical) A type of ship's anchor, carried at the bow.

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Bowernoun

One who bows or bends.

Bowernoun

A muscle that bends a limb, especially the arm.

Bowernoun

One who plays any of several bow instruments, such as the musical bow or diddley bow.

Bowernoun

A young hawk, when it begins to leave the nest.

Bowerverb

To embower; to enclose.

Bowerverb

(obsolete) To lodge.

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Bowernoun

One who bows or bends.

Bowernoun

An anchor carried at the bow of a ship.

Bowernoun

A muscle that bends a limb, esp. the arm.

‘His rawbone arms, whose mighty brawned bowersWere wont to rive steel plates and helmets hew.’;

Bowernoun

One of the two highest cards in the pack commonly used in the game of euchre.

Bowernoun

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

‘Give me my lute in bed now as I lie,And lock the doors of mine unlucky bower.’;

Bowernoun

A rustic cottage or abode; poetically, an attractive abode or retreat.

Bowernoun

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

Bowernoun

A young hawk, when it begins to leave the nest.

Bowerverb

To embower; to inclose.

Bowerverb

To lodge.

Bowernoun

a framework that supports climbing plants;

‘the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park’;

Bowerverb

enclose in a bower

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