bow and arrow


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Noun1.bow and arrow - a weapon consisting of arrows and the bow to shoot thembow and arrow - a weapon consisting of arrows and the bow to shoot them
arrow - a projectile with a straight thin shaft and an arrowhead on one end and stabilizing vanes on the other; intended to be shot from a bow
bow - a weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow
weapon, weapon system, arm - any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon"
Translations
Pfeil und Bogen
References in classic literature ?
But at that time a bow and arrow had no meaning for me.
He was now the first to take the bow and arrow, so he went on to the pavement to make his trial, but he could not string the bow, for his hands were weak and unused to hard work, they therefore soon grew tired, and he said to the suitors, "My friends, I cannot string it; let another have it, this bow shall take the life and soul out of many a chief among us, for it is better to die than to live after having missed the prize that we have so long striven for, and which has brought us so long together.
The Sagoth had never before seen a bow and arrow, but of a sudden it must have swept over his dull intellect that the thing I held toward him was some sort of engine of destruction, for he too came to a halt, simultaneously swinging his hatchet for a throw.
The bushman's keen ears warned him, and he sprang to his feet, bow and arrow in hand, the arrow fixed in the notch and the bow bending as he sprang.
When Kulonga awoke he found that his bow and arrows had disappeared.
His spear he had hurled at Kala and had not recovered; and, now that his bow and arrows were gone, he was defenseless except for a single knife.
Kulonga's bow and arrows were securely tied high in the top of a giant tree from which a patch of bark had been removed by a sharp knife near to the ground, and a branch half cut through and left hanging about fifty feet higher up.
If thou refusest my fair proffer,'' said the Prince, ``the Provost of the lists shall cut thy bowstring, break thy bow and arrows, and expel thee from the presence as a faint-hearted craven.
By stealth, I mean anything that makes the bow and arrow less likely to be detected by the animals you are hunting.
Black Friday shopping with Amazon isn't just limited to online sales - the Treasure Truck is rolling around with a bunch of gigantic Nerf bow and arrow sets that you can take home today.
When it comes to preparing and shooting a hunting bow and arrow, there is no such thing as too nitpicky or too perfectionistic.