bowshot

[ boh-shot ]
/ ˈboʊˌʃɒt /

noun

the distance a bow sends an arrow.

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Origin of bowshot

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at bow2, shot1
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British Dictionary definitions for bowshot

bowshot
/ (ˈbəʊˌʃɒt) /

noun

the distance an arrow travels from the bow
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