Meaning of “bow” - Learner’s Dictionary

bow

noun [ C ] uk us /bəʊ/
KNOT

B2 a knot with two curved parts and two loose ends, that is used to tie shoes or as decoration

MUSIC

a long, thin piece of wood with hair stretched between the ends, used to play some musical instruments

WEAPON

B2 a piece of curved wood with string fixed to both ends, used for shooting arrows

(Definition of “bow noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)