bowstring

noun bow·string \ ˈbō-ˌstriŋ \

Definition of bowstring

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

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First Known Use of bowstring

14th century

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BOWSTRING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of bowstring for English Language Learners

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


BOWSTRING Defined for Kids

bowstring

noun bow·string \ ˈbō-ˌstriŋ \

Definition of bowstring for Students

: the cord connecting the two ends of a bow

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