bowler


bowler
{{11}}bowler (1) "hard round hat," 1861, said to be from a J. Bowler, 19c. London hat manufacturer; but perhaps simply from BOWL (Cf. bowl) (q.v.); Cf. O.E. heafodbolla "brainpan, skull." The earliest usages are with a lower-case b-. A John Bowler of Surrey, hat manufacturer, was active from the 1820s to the 1840s, and a William Bowler, hat-manufacturer, of Southwark Bridge Road, Surrey, sought a patent in 1854 for "improvements in hats and other coverings for the head."
{{12}}bowler (2) "player at BOWLS (Cf. bowls)," c.1500.

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  • Bowler, WI — U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 343 Housing Units (2000): 135 Land area (2000): 1.015690 sq. miles (2.630624 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.015690 sq. miles (2.630624 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • bowler — Ⅰ. bowler [1] ► NOUN 1) Cricket a member of the fielding side who bowls. 2) a player at bowls, tenpin bowling, or skittles. Ⅱ. bowler [2] ► NOUN ▪ a man s hard felt hat with a round dome shaped crown …   English terms dictionary

  • bowler — bowler1 [bōl′ər] n. a person who bowls bowler2 [bōl′ər] n. [after J. Bowler, 19th c. London hat manufacturer] Brit. a derby hat …   English World dictionary

  • Bowler — Bowl er, n. One who plays at bowls, or who rolls the ball in cricket or any other game. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bowler — Bowl er, n. [From 2d {Bowl}.] A derby hat. [Eng.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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