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A long, hand-drawn bow, such as that used in medieval England, which sometimes exceeded 6 feet (1.8 meters) in length.
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(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a large powerful hand-drawn bow, esp as used in medieval England
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a large bow drawn by hand, as that used by English archers from the 12th to the 16th centuries.
long′bow`man, n., pl. -men.
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|Noun||1.||longbow - a powerful wooden bow drawn by hand; usually 5-6 feet long; used in medieval England|
bow - a weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow
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longbow[ˈlɒŋbəʊ] N → arco m
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longbow[ˈlɒŋˌbəʊ] n → arco
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