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See boun.


bowne (third-person singular simple present bownes, present participle bowning, simple past and past participle bowned)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To make ready; to prepare; to dress.
    • Sir Walter Scott
      We will all bowne ourselves for the banquet.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for bowne in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)