fiddle bow

[boh for 1, 2; bou for 3]
noun
1.
a bow with which the strings of the violin or a similar instrument are set in vibration.
2.
a bow for driving the arbor of a small lathe, as one used by watchmakers.
3.
Nautical, clipper bow.

Origin:
1820–30

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