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fiddle bow

[boh for 1, 2; bou for 3] /boʊ for 1, 2; baʊ 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
1820-1830
1820-30
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Examples for fiddle bow
  • Occasionally he would get a fiddle bow across his head as a reminder to change chords.

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