Bow may refer to:

  • Bow and arrow /ˈboʊ/, a weapon system that uses elasticity to propel arrows, its use is archery
  • Bowing /ˈbaʊ/, to lower the head or upper body as a social gesture
  • Bow (ship) /ˈbaʊ/, the foremost point of the hull of a ship or boat
  • Bow (rowing), a term which has multiple meanings within the sport of rowing

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Famous quotes containing the word bow:

    The bow is bent and drawn; make from the shaft.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Who has seen the wind? Neither you nor I:
    But when the trees bow down their heads, The wind is passing by.
    Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)

    The worth that worthiness should move
    Is love, that is the bow of Love.
    And love as well the foster can
    As can the mighty nobleman.
    Sweet saint, ‘tis true you worthy be,
    Yet without love nought worth to me.
    Fulke Greville (1554–1628)