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English definition of “bow”

bow

noun [C]
 
 
/bəʊ/
KNOT B2 a knot with two curved parts and two loose ends, that is used to tie shoes or as decorationFastening and tying
MUSIC a long, thin piece of wood with hair stretched between the ends, used to play some musical instrumentsString instruments
WEAPON B2 a piece of curved wood with string fixed to both ends, used for shooting arrowsTarget sports
(Definition of bow noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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