bowstring


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to bowstring: bowstring test

bowstring

the string of an archer's bow, usually consisting of three strands of hemp
References in classic literature ?
Slowly the point of the arrow drooped; the scar upon the brown forehead faded; the bowstring relaxed; and Tarzan of the Apes, with bowed head, turned sadly into the jungle toward the village of the Waziri.
"Give me a good stout bow and a fair broad arrow, and if I hit it not, strip me and beat me blue with bowstrings."
How an arrow arcs during its flight path depends on your bow, the type of arrow, your bowstring, and other variables.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-March 4, 2019--Citizens Financial completes Bowstring Advisors acquisition
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 4, 2019-Citizens Financial Group Closes Acquisition of Bowstring Advisors to Expand M/A Advisory Team
Global Banking News-March 4, 2019--Citizens Financial completes Bowstring Advisors acquisition
Target: Bowstring Advisors (formerly CHILDS Advisory Partners)/certain assets
Its molded, semi-skeletal stock assembly helps reduce overall weight and features a safety-engineered pass-through grip, as well as glass-reinforced nylon safety wings to help keep the shooter's foregrip hand safely below the bowstring release path.
When shooting a bow, there are three main contact points: the grip, the release on the bowstring, and the string against your face and/or nose.
Tenders are invited for for Contract KC 18R- Construction of two Lane Road over Bridge Across Chambakkara Canal (8x25m spans + 2X45m Bowstring Girder) from CH: 24157,754 to CH 24452,271 along with Metro viaduct (8X25m spans + 1X45m Composite Grider) in Always - Petta Line of Kochi Metro Rail Project.
But then, when I went to the practice range to check my sights the next morning, trouble struck: My bowstring broke.
For instance, Little Wolf is described as Sweet Medicine chief of the Northern Cheyenne (he was) and leader of the Bowstring Soldiers warrior society--he wasn't.