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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Trimmed rod of wood to be made into a weapon for shooting arrows.

Usage examples (18)
  • Ashe prodded the ground with the tip of his bowstave.
  • But he had not come for breakfast or a bowstave any more than for gambling.
  • Far off along the bowstave of beach, three figures trotted toward the Castle Rock.
  • Behind the advancing elephant tall spears were rising and dipping, and here and there a bowstave. for more
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