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Definition of "bowshot" [bow•shot]

  • The distance that an arrow can be shot. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bowshot" in a sentence
  • "So the King bade them retire a bowshot from the horse; whereupon quoth its owner, “O King, see thou; I am about to mount my horse and charge upon thy host and scatter them right and left and split their hearts asunder.”"
  • "I don't think you should take a bowshot at a running deer."
  • "It is very possible a bowshot made that bloodtrail."