bowernoun [ C ]uk /ˈbaʊ.ər/ us /ˈbaʊ.ɚ/ literary
Examples from literature
- Act fourth begins in a forest bower at sunrise.
- He had turned to retrace his steps when, through the foliage of a bower of jasmine, he thought he could distinguish a white dress.
- The eating-room, which comes next, is decorated so as to represent a verdant bower, the paintings are under mirrors, and tin-plate, cut out in the Chinese manner, seems to shew light through the foliage.
- The fair olive tree and the dark cypress mingle their foliage with the luxuriant chestnut boughs, and the frequent marble villa flashes a white gleam from amid its surrounding laurel bowers.