bowser


bowser

bowser [bou-zer] ExamplesWord Origin noun Australian and New Zealand.

  1. a gasoline pump at a filling station.

Origin of bowser 1930–35; said to be after S.F. Bowser and Co., a Sydney manufacturer of gasoline and oil storage systems Examples from the Web for bowser Contemporary Examples of bowser

  • Darnell Butler, who recently moved back to Washington from Maryland, said he was voting for Bowser.

    20 Years After Marion Barry, D.C. Voters Boot a Scandal-Tainted Mayor

    Ben Jacobs

    April 2, 2014

  • The differences between Gray and Bowser and even Catania are miniscule.

    There’ are Gray Shadows in Tuesday’s DC Primary

    Eleanor Clift

    March 31, 2014

  • “Bowser has the momentum but her support is soft,” says Plotkin.

    There’ are Gray Shadows in Tuesday’s DC Primary

    Eleanor Clift

    March 31, 2014

  • If Bowser wins, the whole rationale for his candidacy, to stop Gray, “goes out the window.”

    There’ are Gray Shadows in Tuesday’s DC Primary

    Eleanor Clift

    March 31, 2014

  • As Bowser sits in a Dallas jail, police are trying to piece together what made the former teacher allegedly kill.

    Erbie Bowser: A ‘Gentle Giant’ Who Snapped

    Christine Pelisek

    August 9, 2013

  • Historical Examples of bowser

  • There was a modesty in Bowser’s tone that gave me a better opinion of him.

    The Underdog

    F. Hopkinson Smith

  • Once I met Bowser on his way to his work, a roll of theatre-bills under his arm.

    The Underdog

    F. Hopkinson Smith

  • She had sat all day at the window watching for his return, so Bowser told me.

    The Underdog

    F. Hopkinson Smith

  • Suppose this did happen to be Sim Clark or Bowser, what had he been doing in the marsh?

    Darry the Life Saver

    Frank V. Webster

  • Now that is something that Bowser the Hound never can stand.

    Mother West Wind’s Children

    Thornton W. Burgess

  • British Dictionary definitions for bowser bowser noun

    1. a tanker containing fuel for aircraft, military vehicles, etc
    2. Australian and NZ obsolete a petrol pump

    Word Origin for bowser originally a US proprietary name, from S. F. Bowser, US inventor, who made the first one in 1885 Word Origin and History for bowser n.

    a dog’s name, 1806, perhaps imitative of baying.

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