3 noun
bow3 [countable]
1PMW a weapon used for shooting arrows, made of a long thin piece of wood held in a curve by a tight string:
2DC a knot of cloth or string with a curved part on either side, and two loose ends, worn in the hair as decoration or for tying shoelaces:
Ella wore a bow in her hair.
in a bow
long chestnut hair tied back in a bow
3APM a long thin piece of wood with a tight string fastened along it, used to play musical instruments such as the violin or cello

➔ have more than one string to your bow

at string1 (8)

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