Definition of bowyer in English:

bowyer

Line breaks: bow¦yer
Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊjə
 
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noun

A person who makes or sells archers' bows.
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  • There are only ten traditional bowyers and twelve traditional fletchers in Korea (one of each is a friend of mine).
  • But the archer was the product of years of training, and the bowyers and fletchers who supported him were craftsmen whose skills could not easily be duplicated.
  • Most bowyers agree that white woods need a factor of 20 to 30% increase in width or length to equal the cast and speed of a premier wood bow.

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