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bower is pronounced in two syllables
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An example use of bower in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… like Bower in 1984 or damaged at all …”
meanings of bower
A muscle that bends a limb, especially the arm.
A dwelling; a picturesque country cottage, especially one that is used as a retreat.
A young hawk, when it begins to leave the nest.
Either of the two highest trumps in euchre.
A shady, leafy shelter or recess in a garden or woods.
One who bows or bends.
One who plays any of several bow instruments, such as the musical bow or diddley bow.
A large structure made of grass and bright objects, used by the bower bird during courtship displays.
A bedroom or private apartments, especially for a woman in a medieval castle.
A type of ship's anchor, carried at the bow.
A peasant; a farmer.
To embower; to enclose.
bower frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word bower occurs in english on average 1.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.