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1.
To be a Bowater. A person who is a bit of a wanker but likeable all the same
"Dont be such a Bowater"
by Mistery November 17, 2007
 
2.
A residence at Memorial University of Newfoundland, which is inferior to all other residences. Even Burton's Pond Apartments.
"You're from Bowater? BOOwater!"
by Housing. June 05, 2009