Bowstring definition

bōstrĭng
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The cord attached to both ends of an archer's bow.
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A cord stretched from one end of an archer's bow to the other.
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The string of an archer's bow.
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(historical) A string used by the Turks for strangling offenders.
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To strangle with a bowstring.
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Any strong, light cord.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
bowstring
Plural:
bowstrings