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 Bow (to rhyme with flow).Bow Bells. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bow (to rhyme with now).
 
The foreend of a boat or ship. (Danish and Norwegian, boug or bov, a shoulder; Icelandic, bogr.)   1
   On the bow. Within a range of 45° on one side or the other of the prow.   2
 


 Bow (to rhyme with flow).Bow Bells. 

 
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