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Bower vs. Pergola — What's the Difference?

Bower vs. Pergola — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Bower and Pergola

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Bower

A shaded, leafy recess; an arbor.
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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.
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Bower

A woman's private chamber in a medieval castle; a boudoir.
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Pergola

An arbor or a passageway of columns supporting a roof of trelliswork on which climbing plants are trained to grow.
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Bower

A rustic cottage; a country retreat.
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Pergola

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

An anchor carried at the bow.
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Pergola

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

To enclose in or as if in a bower; embower.
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Pergola

Lit., an arbor or bower;
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Bower

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

A framework that supports climbing plants;
The arbor provided a shady resting place in the park
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Bower

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

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

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

A peasant; a farmer.
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Bower

Either of the two highest trumps in euchre.
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Bower

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

One who bows or bends.
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Bower

A muscle that bends a limb, especially the arm.
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Bower

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

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

To embower; to enclose.
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Bower

(obsolete) To lodge.
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Bower

One who bows or bends.
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Bower

An anchor carried at the bow of a ship.
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Bower

A muscle that bends a limb, esp. the arm.
His rawbone arms, whose mighty brawned bowersWere wont to rive steel plates and helmets hew.
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Bower

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

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.
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Bower

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

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

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

To embower; to inclose.
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Bower

To lodge.
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Bower

A framework that supports climbing plants;
The arbor provided a shady resting place in the park
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Bower

Enclose in a bower
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