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 Bow-street Runners.Bow-wow Word. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bow-window in Front (A)
 
A big corporation.   1
        “He was a very large man, … with what is termed a considerable bow-window in front.”—Capt. Marryat: Poor Jack, i.
 


 Bow-street Runners.Bow-wow Word. 

 
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