a clam-shaped net for trapping hawks, set open and baited with a pigeon, and closed upon the hawk by means of a trigger sprung from a blind.
bow3 (def 4). Historical Examples The Island Home Richard Archer The Von Toodleburgs F. Colburn Adams The Thorogood Family R.M. Ballantyne The World of Ice Robert Michael Ballantyne The Story of a Bad Boy Thomas Bailey Aldrich Peter and Jane S. (Sarah) Macnaughtan
to bend the knee or body or incline the head, as in reverence, submission, salutation, recognition, or acknowledgment. to yield; submit: to bow to the inevitable. to bend or curve downward; stoop: the pines bowed low. to bend or incline (the knee, body, or head) in worship, submission, respect, civility, agreement, etc.: He bowed his […]
a motorboat with an open bow provided with seating.
(in canoeing) a technique in which a paddler in the bow holds the paddle at an angle from the side of the bow, using it as a rudder to steer.