Bow hand

Bow´ hand`


1.(Archery) The hand that holds the bow, i. e., the left hand.
Surely he shoots wide on the bow hand.
- Spenser.
2.(Mus.) The hand that draws the bow, i. e., the right hand.
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Any torque applied by the bow hand tends to be opposed by a greater stabilizing force that acts through the drawn string.
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Hang your bow near your bow hand in front of you so you can reach it with one subtle hand movement.
His fiddling allowed surgeons to pinpoint abnormal brain signals which caused career-threatening tremors in his bow hand.
If a bow was symmetrical, when the string was loosed, the 'nocking point', where the arrow clips onto the string, would move directly towards the bow hand.
The one hour twenty minute documentary called The floating Bow Hand was made three years ago for a modest budget.
The father-of-one, whose musical talents appear on the sound track to the film The Virgin of Liverpool, said:``I always avoided using my left hand -my bow hand -to arm wrestle, as I was paranoid it would have a bad effect on my playing.
Sometimes the fiddler's bow hand and the guitarist's left hand are not included in the shot, but generally there is a good sense of the style.