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  • noun Plural form of bowser.


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  • There were 60 of them plus ladder platform engines, water bowsers, normal fire engines and the usual 12 mile of hose pipes.

    The First Of The Gang To Die. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Look at the floods this month, there are people going round vandalising bowsers and polluting their contents.

    Forget Your Future Plans « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • The down side is that the village bowsers appear to be missing still - this is currently being blamed on the fact that the 'lads' who are delivering all this stuff are liverpuddlians and therefore are lost - I'm assuming this is becuase they have no maps extra of the area and have never been here before rather than it being a slight on the navagational skills of those in Liverpool!

    Snell-Pym » The Big Clear Out

  • Harry Cohen: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many (a) bowsers and (b) portaloos the public sector has access to for utilising in a national emergency situation; whether there are plans to increase those numbers; and if he will make a statement.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • CALLAHAN: Bottled water is fast running out, so people are having to rely on these bowsers that the police have put out for their drinking water.

    CNN Transcript Jul 23, 2007

  • Edward Miliband: The Public sector does not have access to a specific number of bowsers and portaloos but each water company holds a stock of emergency equipment.....

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • "We have tried to increase access to water by putting water bowsers in residential areas with the support of UNICEF and other non-governmental organisations," he said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • This hidden camera investigation showed cardboard being used as the main ingredient in a very popular snack called bowsers.

    CNN Transcript Jul 19, 2007

  • And lest we forget, it's Happy Hanukah in Hollywood for the best dressed bowsers in Beverly Hills.

    CNN Transcript Dec 24, 2005

  • It was more efficient to pump the fuel into the division's fuel bowsers, which then motored off to fill the tanks and tracks four or six at a time.

    The Bear and the Dragon


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