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Bo·wie

(bō'wē),
Donald James, 20th-century Canadian physician. See: Bowie stain.

bowie

a disease of young lambs characterized by lateral curvature of the long bones of the front limbs. The lambs become so lame that they lose condition and are markedly deformed by the age of 8 weeks. The cause is unknown.
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Heath's daughter got into a heated argument with Mr Poole and Heath emerged from the house carrying the Bowie knife and, in a struggle, the young man was stabbed in the chest.
Instead, he had it put out of its misery by another member of the party, who used a bowie knife to slit the bear's throat.
One with a three to four inch blade is actually easier for most people to use than a big Bowie knife.
Accoutered with a childlike patriotism and a homemade Bowie knife, Woodcock was initially a member of the Gamaliel (Monroe County) Home Guards in Kentucky.
He fondles a bowie knife with which he could either pleasure or kill himself.
The Bowie knife, according to popular legend, was invented by Col.
He is hunkered down, Joe Aliff, hacking at the swollen base of a red oak tree with a Bowie knife, and I am practically in tears.
I often joke if you saw a kid with a rat tail, a Karate headband, and a Bowie knife half as long as his leg running around a campground in the early '80s, there's a pretty good chance it was me.
Imagine wearing a 14-inch Bowie knife strapped to your side as you enter the bank to make the morning deposit.
A collection of pocket watches in a display frame were stolen as well as a display bowie knife, a display Webley air pistol and medication including Citalopram, Co-dydramol, Tramadol and a large quantity of prostate, diabetes and bladder medication.
A 19th century pioneer, Bowie's reputation was forged when he killed the sheriff of Rapides Parish with a knife - which later became known as the Bowie knife - despite having been shot and stabbed.