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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Will you not cover it again?" He held out the letter to me, and with a courteous bow handed me a clean envelope.
Instability in the feet equals instability in the bow hand.
As written in my October 2017 column, you must "set" your bow hand prior to drawing your bow in precisely the same location on every attempt.
With its 200 grams of Thinsulate, the Insulated Bow Mitt takes a new approach to the old problem of bow hand discomfort in cold weather.
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. During the op, doctors at the Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, inserted two wires into his grey matter and installed a pacemaker-style chip.
Fingers String Hand Bow hand p Second Thickness (mm) 2.05 (0.35) 2.01 (0.16) 1.00 Width (mm) 3.85 (0.68) 3.88 (0.46) 0.25 CSA ([mm.sup.2] 6.19 (1.54) 6.12 (0.88) 0.92 Third Thickness 2.05 (0.22) 2.11 (0.22) 0.16 Width 3.88 (0.61) 3.81 (0.45) 0.51 CSA 6.21 (1.06) 6.3 (1.98) 0.81 Fourth Thickness 1.99 (0.23) 1.84 (0.19) 0.01 Width 3.78 (0.41) 3.52 (0.51) 0.07 CSA 5.91 (0.99) 5.13 (1.17) 0.03
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. Since the arrow rests above the bow hand, this would give a relative downward motion to the rear of the arrow producing a vertical oscillation in the arrow (known as porpoising).
The one hour twenty minute documentary called The floating Bow Hand was made three years ago for a modest budget.