verb (used with object), bow·stringed or bow·strung, bow·string·ing.
Origin of bowstring
Examples from the Web for bowstring
Historical Examples of bowstring
By the bowstring of my fathers, but that would be a great and worthy killing!
Get ye gone, or the bastinado and the bowstring shall be your portion.Dreamers of the Ghetto
He must not beat her or strangle her with a bowstring or drop her into the Bosporus.In a Little Town
He broke his bowstring, and his hand was numbed at the wrist-joint.
As the sound was not repeated, he strode in among the trees, setting an arrow against the bowstring.Hawk Eye