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Bowstring

Bow´string`
n.1.The string of a bow.
2.A string used by the Turks for strangling offenders.
Bowstring bridge
a bridge formed of an arch of timber or iron, often braced, the thrust of which is resisted by a tie forming a chord of the arch.
Bowstring girder
an arched beam strengthened by a tie connecting its two ends.
Bowstring hemp
(Bot.) the tenacious fiber of the Sanseviera Zeylanica, growing in India and Africa, from which bowstrings are made.
- Balfour.
v. t.1.To strangle with a bowstring.
[imp. & p. p. Bowstringed ( ) or Bowstrung ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Bowstringing.]
Noun1.Bowstringbowstring - the string of an archer's bow
bow, cord
Browse
bowling equipment
bowling green
bowling league
bowling pin
bowling score
bowling shoe
Bowls
Bowman
Bowman's capsule
Bowman's root
Bowne
Bowse
Bowshot
Bowsprit
Bowsprit shrouds
Bowssen
-- Bowstring --
Bowstring bridge
Bowstring girder
bowstring hemp
Bowstringed
Bowtel
Bowwow
Bowyer
Box
box beam
box calf
box camera
Box car
Box chronometer
box coat
Box coupling
Box crab
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