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nock

1. a notch on an arrow that fits on the bowstring
2. either of the grooves at each end of a bow that hold the bowstring
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What we are witnessing is a brave feat by daredevil tightrope walker Freddy Nock, a Swiss artist, who has made it his business to make the impossible possible.
Nocks Brickworks Action Group chairman Mike Overton said: "Nothing has changed in the last six years concerning the Nocks brickworks site so we will be fighting the developers again.
With nocks, nibs, inserts and broadheads, I don't number them.
Recommendations for an easier order process from dealers also prompted Nock Out Lighted Nocks to create and implement the portal.
In 2003 gunmaker Dale Shinn put together a pair of scratch-built Nocks for the movie "Master and Commander: Far Side, of the World," though unfortunately only one appears, and that in a very quick shot.
BIRMINGHAM City Council has objected to a proposed giant housing development on the former Nocks Brickworks in Erdington.
To make it easier to correct fletching/rest contact problems, choose arrows with indexing nocks; they're standard on most of today's popular arrows.
The Lumenok H Adapter Outsell allows archers and hunters who use micro-diameter shafts to enjoy the benefits of shooting quality, trusted lighted nocks. Lumenok took a different approach to lighting the nocks in 4mm (.166-inch) micro-diameter shafts by finding a way to make a larger, more robust nock fit.
bows, Every Mathews Edition Maxima RED comes with LAUNCHPAD Precision Nocks for a controlled arrow release, better shaft alignment, and more consistent accuracy.