a fender or pad used to protect the bows of a vessel from ice.
Archery. the hand that holds the bow, the left hand for right-handed people. Music. the hand that draws the bow. Historical Examples The Life Of Abraham Lincoln Ward H. Lamon The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table Oliver Wendell Holmes McClure’s Magazine December, 1895 Edited by Ida M. Tarbell
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.