BOW


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AcronymDefinition
BOWBecoming an Outdoors Woman (various organizations)
BOWBeginning of Week
BOWBureau of Wildlife (various locations)
BOWBusiness Opportunities for Women (various locations)
BOWBattle of Wits
BOWBank of the West (Oak Creek, California)
BOWBag of Words (text representation)
BOWBlessing of Wisdom (World of Warcraft)
BOWBread on the Waters
BOWBag of Waters
BOWBitch on Wheels
BOWBottom of Wall
BOWBio-Organic Weapon (Resident Evil game)
BOWBasic Operating Weight (aviation)
BOWBack of Wall
BOWBill of Work
BOWBethlehem Olive Wood
BOWBlue Ocean Wireless Ltd. (Dublin, Ireland)
BOWBrotherhood of Warez
BOWBeginning of Window (launch)
BOWBrowsable On-air Witness (TV studio loop video recorder for legal proof/monitoring; EVS Broadcast Equipment)
BOWBright Object Warning
BOWBattalion Orderly Warrant
References in classic literature ?
She loosed the strap from the handle of the door, put in the key, and drove it straight home to shoot back the bolts that held the doors; {161} these flew open with a noise like a bull bellowing in a meadow, and Penelope stepped upon the raised platform, where the chests stood in which the fair linen and clothes were laid by along with fragrant herbs: reaching thence, she took down the bow with its bow case from the peg on which it hung.
Once at Baden-Baden I nearly lost a train because I could not be sure that three young ladies opposite me at table were Germans, since I had not heard them speak; they might be American, they might be English, it was not safe to venture a bow; but just as I had got that far with my thought, one of them began a German remark, to my great relief and gratitude; and before she got out her third word, our bows had been delivered and graciously returned, and we were off.
There lies my bow; it shoots well, I can assure you!
Then one of them, with his mouth full, called out to Robin, "Hulloa, where goest thou, little lad, with thy one-penny bow and thy farthing shafts?"
``If thou refusest my fair proffer,'' said the Prince, ``the Provost of the lists shall cut thy bowstring, break thy bow and arrows, and expel thee from the presence as a faint-hearted craven.''
But the boy, although he took kindly to these lessons of breeding, was yet happiest when he had his beloved bow in hand and strolled at will, listening to the murmur of the trees.
As she charged, Kulonga unslung his bow and fitted an arrow with almost unthinkable quickness.
"Are the horses ready for the general?" he added, with a slight inclination of his head in reply to Balashev's bow. "Let him have mine, he has a long way to go!"
Immediately a device fluttered from the bow of the warship on the ground.
"Nay, they are training their left arms, that they may have a steady grasp of the bow. So my own father trained me, and six days a week I held out his walking-staff till my arm was heavy as lead.
Lop-Ear, caught unawares, also hastily reversed, but did not win the protection of the trunk until after the Fire-Man had twanged the bow.
"Well, since it's impossible tonight, let us start," she said, not noticing Vronsky's bow, and she hastily put her hand on Korsunsky's shoulder.