Definition of Handbow

1. Noun. A bow drawn by hand as distinguished from a crossbow.

Generic synonyms: Bow

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Handbow

handbarrow
handbarrows
handbasin
handbasket
handbaskets
handbell
handbells
handbike
handbikes
handbill
handbills
handblocked
handblown
handbook
handbooks
handbow (current term)
handbra
handbrake
handbrake turn
handbraked
handbrakes
handbraking
handbras
handbreadth
handbreadths
handbuild
handbuilt
handcar
handcare
handcars

Literary usage of Handbow

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1. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"handbow. The long or common bow. HAND-BREDE. A hand's breadth. (Л.-S.) HAND-CANNON. A musket. Hall. HAND-CLOTH. A handkerchief. Line. HAND-CLOUT. A towel. ..."

2. Lives of the Lindsays: Or, A Memoir of the Houses of Crawford and Balcarres by Alexander Crawford Lindsay Crawford (1849)
"... some to rin with the spear, and some to fecht with the battle-aix, some with the two-handit sword, and some with the handbow, and all other exercise. ..."

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