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bow

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Any device bent in a simple curve or semicircle and possessing flexibility.
[A.S. boga]
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bow

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Any device bent in a simple curve or semicircle and possessing flexibility.
[A.S. boga]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The downside to a poorly made bow or an older bow is that they just don't have the cast that a lot of the newer custom or manufactured bows have.
In 1885 he won a gold medal for his bows at the Inventions Exhibition in London, after which he was made bow maker by Special Appointment to H.R.H.
Noise can be caused by excessive vibration in the limbs due to either a poorly made bow, loose components in the takedown hardware, or simply by shooting an arrow that's too light.
There's a huge difference between a well-made bow and a poorly made bow. I've shot both custom and manufactured bows that were terrible.
"When they made bows under 3 lbs., they were too light and people had to put stabilizers on them," he recalled.