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nocking point

noun
1.
a marked part of the bowstring where the arrow is placed
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  • The string should be of the best hemp whipped with silk, and a nocking point neatly made exactly in the right spot.

  • Turn the arrow till the cock-feather comes uppermost; then pass it down the bow, and fix it on the nocking point of the string.

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  • Strings break most commonly at the nocking point beneath the serving.

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