verb (used with object), bow·stringed or bow·strung, bow·string·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for bowstring
Those who assisted him in his reforms, he rewarded with the bowstring.
"You used to draw that bowstring to your ear," said Daly, sternly, as he pointed to a Swiss bow of portentous size.The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. II (of II)|Charles James Lever
All night long he pursued his way, his muscles playing tirelessly to the demands of a mind as taut as bowstring.The Way of an Indian|Frederic Remington
They would have served his purpose, and might be cast aside like a frayed bowstring or the shaft of a broken spear.Sarchedon|G. J. (George John) Whyte-Melville
A suitable piece of wood was procured, and one of the bears sacrificed himself to provide gut for a bowstring.The Myths of the North American Indians|Lewis Spence