bowshot

noun (1)

Definition of bowshot

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the distance traversed by an arrow shot from a bow : the effective range of a bow waiting for the foe to come within bowshot

bow shot

noun (2)

Definition of bow shot (Entry 2 of 2)

: a shot in squash racquets that is hit into a sidewall from rear court, rebounds to the opposite sidewall, and then rebounds to the front wall

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History and Etymology for bowshot

Noun (1)

Middle English boweshot, from bowe bow + shot

Noun (2)

bow entry 3

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“Bowshot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bowshot. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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