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 Bow-window in Front (A)Bowden. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bow-wow Word.
 
A word in imitation of the sound made, as hiss, cackle, murmur, cuckoo, whip-poor-will, etc. (Max Müller.)   1
 


 Bow-window in Front (A)Bowden. 

 
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