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bowstring

noun bow·string \ˈbō-ˌstriŋ\

: the strong, tight string that is used on a bow for shooting arrows

Full Definition of BOWSTRING

:  a waxed or sized cord joining the ends of a shooting bow

First Known Use of BOWSTRING

14th century
BOWSTRING Defined for Kids

bowstring

noun bow·string \ˈbō-ˌstriŋ\

Definition of BOWSTRING for Kids

:  the cord connecting the two ends of a bow

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