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bowhunting

[boh-huhn-ting] /ˈboʊˌhʌn tɪŋ/
noun
1.
the sport of hunting with a bow and arrows.
Origin
1970-1975
probably earlier than 1970-75; bow2 + hunting
Related forms
bowhunter, noun
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Examples from the web for bowhunting
  • bowhunting began when people figured out how the rebounding energy of a bent stick could propel another, smaller stick.
  • Open for deer bowhunting by daily permit during the state land firearms deer seasons.
  • bowhunting opportunities include both the regular and archery seasons.
  • General restrictions on the use of firearms, air guns and bowhunting equipment are described below.
Contemporary definitions for bowhunting
noun

the practice of hunting animals with a bow and arrow

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