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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - The cord of an archer's weapon.

Usage examples (30)
  • Suddenly the note of a drawn bowstring is heard outside, something flashes past, there is a silence.
  • Wi 'hls ain bowstring they band him sae;
  • But I just wish one was a "bowstring" and round a girl's neck.
  • Undoubtedly not more insane than the rest of us, but her self-control snapped like a bowstring which is overstrained. for more
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