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  • nounleafy shelter
  • nounrustic dwelling

synonyms for bower

  • alcove
  • arbor
  • gazebo
  • grove
  • thicket
  • shady retreat
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How to use bower in a sentence

They found the old woman alone, knitting in her rustic chair in her floral bower on the roof.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
As the strongest winds were the South and East, the bower anchor was laid in the latter direction.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
It is a real bower for a maiden of romance, with its rich green fragrance in the midst of winter.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Somewhere else queen's wreath and devil's ivy made a tiny bower of loveliness.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
He was long gone thence to the bower where Elfrida sat with her maidens preparing for the morrow.
A PRINCE OF CORNWALLCHARLES W. WHISTLER
She knocked with her hand on the thick oaken door: “Sir Buris, arise, let me into thy bower.”
THE TALE OF BRYNILD, AND KING VALDEMAR AND HIS SISTERANONYMOUS
Sentinel Cockatoo, however, was caught napping, and the garrison of the bower had to run for it.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL 58, NO. 357, JULY 1845VARIOUS
“Ill luck,” said I, going into the stone bower, and sitting down.
LAVENGROGEORGE BORROW
It was a hut or bower close to a small meadow enameled with flowers.
IN NESTING TIMEOLIVE THORNE MILLER
For there was no frivolity of vine or flower round Salomy Jane's bower.
STORIES IN LIGHT AND SHADOWBRET HARTE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BOWER

  • anteroom
  • bay
  • bower
  • compartment
  • corner
  • cubbyhole
  • cubicle
  • niche
  • recess
  • study
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.