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Definition of Bow

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Bow Bow (b[=o]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Bowed; p. pr. & vb. n. Bowing.] To play (music) with a bow. -- v. i. To manage the bow.
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Bow Bow (b[=o]), n. [Icel. b[=o]gr shoulder, bow of a ship. See Bough.] 1. (Naut.) The bending or rounded part of a ship forward; the stream or prow. 2. (Naut.) One who rows in the forward part of a boat; the bow oar. Bow chaser (Naut.), a gun in the bow for firing while chasing another vessel. --Totten. Bow piece, a piece of ordnance carried at the bow of a ship. On the bow (Naut.), on that part of the horizon within 45[deg] on either side of the line ahead. --Totten.
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Bow Bow (bou), n. An inclination of the head, or a bending of the body, in token of reverence, respect, civility, or submission; an obeisance; as, a bow of deep humility.

Meaning of Bow from wikipedia

- Bow may refer to: Bow and arrow, a weapon Bowing, bending the upper body as a social gesture Bow (ship), the foremost part Bow (rowing), the foremost part...
- The bow and arrow is a ranged weapon system consisting of an elastic launching device (bow) and long-shafted projectiles (arrows). Archery is the art,...
- by his stage name Bow Wow (formerly Lil' Bow Wow), is an American rapper, actor, television presenter, and broadcaster. As Lil' Bow Wow, he released his...
- BOW as an acronym may refer to: BOW - Bride Of The World - an International Beauty Pageant. Bag of Waters - Amniotic sac Bartow Muni****l Airport - a...
- Clara Gordon Bow (/ˈboʊ/; July 29, 1905 – September 27, 1965) was an American actress who rose to stardom in silent film during the 1920s and successfully...
- The bow tie /boʊ/ is a type of necktie. A modern bow tie is tied using a common shoelace knot, which is also called the bow knot for that reason. It consists...
- On a bowed string instrument a bow stroke is the movement of the bow back and forth perpendicularly across the string, from the frog to the tip and from...
- archery, a compound bow is a bow that uses a levering system, usually of cables and pulleys, to bend the limbs. In general, compound bows are widely used...
- A self bow or simple bow is a bow made from a single piece of wood. Extra material such as horn nocks on the ends, or built-up handles, would normally...
- The Mongol bow is a type of recurved composite bow used in Mongolia. "Mongol bow" can refer to two types of bow. From the 17th century onward, most of...
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