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  • noun archery a bow with non-recurved, flat, relatively wide limbs that are approximately rectangular in cross-section.


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  • So if you wanted a single bow and had the relevant skills you could make a flatbow out of any one of several woods, but if you wanted bows in industrial quantities, you would want longbows, and as yew is the most powerful wood you'd want them made of yew.

    Bowmen in medieval Wales Carla 2009

  • The Rotten Bottom bow discovered in a peat bog in the Scottish borders and dated to about 4000 BC was a flatbow made of yew.

    Bowmen in medieval Wales Carla 2009

  • Bows are of different types such as Longbow, shortbow, flatbow, recurve bow, crossbow and compound bow. New Blogs and RSS Feeds 2009

  • Please do not post links or information about hacking / warez / cheats / item or gold farming or adverts. green bow, anyone know what it would be worth? droknars flatbow req9

    The Unofficial GuildWars Site lordandvari 2009

  • Try using a longbow or a flatbow at extreme range, aim at the closest target, then back up when you get his and his buddies 'attention.

    The Unofficial GuildWars Site Magnosis 2008


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