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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An archery bow that curves inward at the center and usually outward at the ends.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The archery bow borne by Cupid in artistic representations, which curves inward at the centre and often outward at the ends.
  • n. The curve of the upper lip which resembles such a bow.
  • n. A similar curve carved in woodwork, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a curved bow with reversed curve ends
  • n. the double curve of the upper lip when considered to resemble Cupid's bow


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