Archery. the hand that holds the bow, the left hand for right-handed people.
Music. the hand that draws the bow.
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a whalebone whale, Balaena mysticetus, of northern seas, having an enormous head and mouth: an endangered species. Historical Examples Captain Scraggs Peter B. Kyne The New North Agnes Deans Cameron The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3) John Morley The New North Agnes Deans Cameron The New North Agnes Deans Cameron The […]
the sport of hunting with a bow and arrows. noun
(on the car of a sidewalk elevator) a metal arch for parting the cellar doors as the elevator rises.
bow2 (def 4). Historical Examples Marjorie Dean College Freshman Pauline Lester Sure Pop and the Safety Scouts Roy Rutherford Bailey Canyons of the Colorado J. W. Powell The Lion and the Unicorn and Other Stories Richard Harding Davis Burned Bridges Bertrand W. Sinclair Educational Toys Louis C. Petersen Marjorie Dean College Freshman Pauline Lester noun […]