from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In archery, the hand that holds the bow, commonly the left hand.
  • noun In music, the hand that draws the bow; a violinist's right hand.
  • noun Wrong in one's calculations.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • (Archery) The hand that holds the bow, i. e., the left hand.
  • (Mus.) The hand that draws the bow, i. e., the right hand.


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