A person who oars, rows, or paddles at the bow of a boat.(noun)
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Use "bowman" in a sentence
"But the bowman was a muscular seaman of fifty, and he won the victory over the billows, and hauled the man into the cutter."
"– that not a prince, not a charioteer, not a bowman was there to join his hand with mine?"
""This man Aylward the bowman was my friend, and it is the nature that God has given me to love my friends even as I hate my foes."