Fiddle bow

fiddlestick.
- Knight.

See also: Fiddle

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Whether the shape or symbol be curve of fiddle bow or curve of cricket bat, only with our own vision can we be free to say: I was for that time lifted above the earth, And possesst joys not promised in my birth
Among many other uses, that hair was used to string a fiddle bow.
A lively sermon would likely receive fiddle bow markings for emphasis indicating that the parson would enunciate his words precisely in rhythm and with good articulation, occasionally contributing to the noise of a particularly violent admonition to the congregation with con strepito.
Reaching into the back seat now, he came up with a bass fiddle bow upon which he accidently spilled the liquid, and I could see drops of fluid roping from the horsehairs and falling with an iridescent spray into the sunlight.
Through the glasses now I could see sweat beading out beneath his scalp line and on the flesh above the stiff hairs of his moustache as he grinned broadly and took up the fiddle bow, and before I could move he had shot his improvised, flame-tipped arrow onto the cloth top of the convertible.
He laughed, swinging his fiddle bow in a shining arc as the crowd watched him fixedly.