Longbow

A longbow is a type of bow that is tall—roughly equal to the height of the person who uses it; this will allow its user a fairly long draw, at least to the jaw. A longbow is not significantly recurved. Its limbs are relatively narrow so that they are circular or D-shaped in cross section. Flatbows can be just as long; the difference is that, in ...
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Longbow

• (n.) The ordinary bow, not mounted on a stock; -- so called in distinction from the crossbow when both were used as weapons of war. Also, sometimes, such a bow of about the height of a man, as distinguished from a much shorter one.
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longbow

noun a powerful wooden bow drawn by hand; usually 5-6 feet long; used in medieval England
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Longbow

Long'bow` noun The ordinary bow, not mounted on a stock; -- so called in distinction from the crossbow when both were used as weapons of war. Also, sometimes, such a bow of about the height of a man, as distinguished from a much shorter one. To draw the longbow , to tell large stories...
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longbow

bow commonly 6 feet (1.8 metres) tall and the predominant missile weapon of the English in the Hundred Years` War and on into the 16th century. It ... [3 related articles]
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Longbow

large, powerful wooden bow, used to shoot arrows, often over long distances
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Longbow

large, powerful wooden bow, used to shoot arrows, often over long distances
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longbow

Longer than the standard bow, made of yew, introduced in the 12th century. They were favoured by English archers in preference to the cross bow, as the longer bow allowed arrows of greater weight to...
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longbow

[n] - a powerful wooden bow drawn by hand
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