a stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments
a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments
a weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow
front part of a vessel or aircraft; "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"
yield to another's wish or opinion; "The government bowed to the military pressure"
a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces
bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head; "He bowed before the King"; "She bowed her head in shame"
a decorative interlacing of ribbons
play on a string instrument with a bow
an appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience
bend the head or the u
anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random; "the luck of the draw"; "they drew lots for it"
any collection in its entirety; "she bought the whole caboodle"
an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
a parcel of land having fixed boundaries; "he bought a lot on the lake"
(Old Testament) nephew of Abraham; God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah but chose to spare Lot and his family who were told to flee without looking back at the destruction
(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"
a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"