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I do love archery in my day-to-day life because I find it very therapeutic, and I've trained every season with the bow and arrow.
Rose Leslie

Meaning of "bow and arrow" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BOW AND ARROW

bow and arrow  [bəʊ ənd ˈærəʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BOW AND ARROW

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bow and arrow is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BOW AND ARROW MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Bow and arrow

The bow and arrow is a projectile weapon system that predates recorded history and is common to most cultures. Archery is the art, practice, or skill of applying it.

Definition of bow and arrow in the English dictionary

The definition of bow and arrow in the dictionary is a weapon consisting of a bow together with an arrow that may be fired from it.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BOW AND ARROW


arrow
ˈærəʊ
barro
ˈbærəʊ
barrow
ˈbærəʊ
Caro
ˈkærəʊ
farrow
ˈfærəʊ
handbarrow
ˈhændˌbærəʊ
harrow
ˈhærəʊ
hurlbarrow
ˈhɜːlˌbærəʊ
Jarrow
ˈdʒærəʊ
marrow
ˈmærəʊ
narrow
ˈnærəʊ
restharrow
ˈrɛstˌhærəʊ
sparrow
ˈspærəʊ
straight-arrow
streɪt ˈærəʊ
tarot
ˈtærəʊ
tarrow
ˈtærəʊ
Varro
ˈværəʊ
wheelbarrow
ˈwiːlˌbærəʊ
yarrow
ˈjærəʊ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BOW AND ARROW

bow
bow and scrape
Bow Bells
bow collector
bow compass
bow doors
bow legs
bow oar
bow out
Bow Street runner
bow tie
bow wave
bow weight
bow window
bow-legged
bow-spring compass
bow-wow
bowat
bowbent
bowdlerisation

WORDS THAT END LIKE BOW AND ARROW

bone marrow
brake harrow
broad arrow
Cape sparrow
chipping sparrow
cock sparrow
Cupid´s arrow
disc harrow
drag harrow
English sparrow
flight arrow
hedge sparrow
house sparrow
into one´s barrow
Java sparrow
song sparrow
straight and narrow
straight arrow
tomorrow
tree sparrow
vegetable marrow

Synonyms and antonyms of bow and arrow in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «bow and arrow» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BOW AND ARROW

Find out the translation of bow and arrow to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of bow and arrow from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «bow and arrow» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

弓箭
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

arco y flecha
570 millions of speakers

English

bow and arrow
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

धनुष और तीर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

القوس والسهم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

лук и стрелы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

arco e flecha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তীর ও ধনুক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

arc et des flèches
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tunduk dan panah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pfeil und Bogen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

弓矢
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

활과 화살
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Panah lan panah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cung và mũi tên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வில் மற்றும் அம்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

धनुष्य व बाण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yay ve ok
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

arco e freccia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

łuk i strzały
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

лук і стріли
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

arcul și săgeata
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τόξο και το βέλος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pyl en boog
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pil och båge
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pil og bue
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bow and arrow

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BOW AND ARROW»

The term «bow and arrow» is quite widely used and occupies the 52.693 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BOW AND ARROW» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about bow and arrow

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3 QUOTES WITH «BOW AND ARROW»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word bow and arrow.
1
John Barrowman
I did archery when I was in high school. In our gym class we had two weeks of archery, and I remember taking the bow and arrow and firing it up and across the street into a car parking lot.
2
Orlando Bloom
I got to dress up in funny clothes and run around New Zealand with a bow and arrow for 18 months, how bad could that be?
3
Rose Leslie
I do love archery in my day-to-day life because I find it very therapeutic, and I've trained every season with the bow and arrow.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BOW AND ARROW»

Discover the use of bow and arrow in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bow and arrow and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Hunting with the Bow and Arrow
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Saxton Pope, 2004
2
Legends in Archery: Adventurers With Bow and Arrow
A WhoÆs Who of archery legends, this book presents the techniques, equipment, and philosophies of significant archers from the late 19th century to today.
Peter O. Stecher, 2010
3
Bow and Arrow: The Comprehensive Guide to Equipment, ...
Provides detailed information on choosing and using archery equipment, safety, shooting skills, and target, field, and unmarked distance archery
Larry Wise, 1992
4
Arrows Against Steel: The History of the Bow and how it ...
Originally published: New York: Mason/Charter, 1975.
Vic Hurley, 2011
5
The Lakota Way of Strength and Courage: Lessons in ...
Spirituality.
Joseph Marshall, 2012
6
Exploring Ancient Native America: An Archaeological Guide
Without doubt, the first Americans arrived without the bow and arrow. The bow appears to have been invented somewhere in the Old World during the late Pleistocene. But nobody knows just where or when. Unmistakable wooden arrow shafts ...
David Hurst Thomas, 1999
7
The Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symbols
THE BOW AND ARROW (Skt. dhanus, chapa; Tib. gzu) and (Skt. sara, bana; Tib. mda') The wooden or bamboo bow is naturally held in the left 'wisdom' hand and is usually paired with the arrow held in the right 'method' hand. As symbols of ...
‎2003
8
Arrowpoints, Spearheads, and Knives of Prehistoric Times
Boston, who, as long ago as February 3, 1886, published a paper, the title of which indicates his opinion : The Bow and Arrow Unknown to Paleolithic Man.1 II. THE ORIGIN, INVENTION, AND EVOLUTION OF THE BOW AND ARROW.
Thomas Wilson, 1899
9
Miss Danceforth and the Bow and Arrow Murders
CHAPTER. 15. The. Lake. of. Terror. Ollie was terrified. Cold and cramped. Since they left Dolores, his hands and feet had been bound with cord which bit into his flesh and stopped the circulation. He had no idea where they were or where ...
Gillian Hanson, 2002
10
Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture
BOTTOM BOTTOM see GROUND BOW AND ARROW *gw(i)tfha (gen. *gwihads) 'bow-string; taut thread'. [IEW 481 (*guiia ~ *guiios)]. Lith gija 'warp threads', OCS zica 'thread', Grk ftioq (< *gwiha-6-s 'that provided with a bowstring') 'bow', ...
J. P. Mallory, Douglas Q. Adams, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BOW AND ARROW»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bow and arrow is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Winchester bow and arrows stolen from Kensington panel beaters
Police hunt bow and arrow thief 0:23. Play video. http://cdn.newsapi.com.au/image/v1/. Police wish to speak to this man in relation to stolen bow ... «Herald Sun, Jul 15»
2
THE TRUMP 5: Meet the fabulous offspring of GOP presidential …
He hunts deer with a bow and arrow. A father of five, Donald Jr. was 12 years old when Ivana and Donald Sr. divorced. Unlike his younger ... «Business Insider Australia, Jul 15»
3
The Beast And Worst Of WWE Brock Lesnar: The Beast In The East …
... shoot you with a bow and arrow. Before that he faced the most overpowered character in WWE history (the Undertaker at WrestleMania) and ... «UPROXX, Jul 15»
4
Home Video Review: 'Big Game' Features Samuel L. Jackson in a …
... in Exports) is going through a family ritual on his 13th birthday: He must head into the woods alone and kill an animal with a bow and arrow. «Coachella Valley Independent, Jul 15»
5
'Attack on Titan' Season 2 Release Date Pushed To 2016, Says …
Tetsuro Araki, the director of "Attack on Titan" made the statement at a press conference for 'Attack on Titan Part 1: Crimson Bow and Arrow' ... «KpopStarz, Jul 15»
6
Karn and Shon to dress up as adults to participate in the archery …
However Madhyam gets angry as to how a soot can touch a bow and arrow and draws his sword to kill Karn! Interested in knowing mroe about ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
7
Artist's work commemorates historic anniversary
They soon became expert at impounding the huge bison into improvised corrals and killing them with clubs, lances and bow and arrow. «Brainerd Daily Dispatch, Jul 15»
8
Little Sioux Park hosts outdoor day
All ages were able to partake in different activities like shooting a bow and arrow at Little Sioux Park in Correctionville, IA, on Saturday. «KTIV, Jul 15»
9
Camp offers boost to ill youngsters
He shot a bow and arrow. He has accomplished things he thought he would never do,” she said. In fact, Alex enjoyed his camp experience so ... «Toledo Blade, Jul 15»
10
Trial set in bow-and-arrow killing
OTTAWA — A Varna man accused of killing an Oglesby man with a compound bow and arrow will stand trial Sept. 28 on charges of first-degree ... «LaSalle News Tribune, Jul 15»

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