from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Furnished with bowstring.
- adjective Put to death with a bowstring; strangled.
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- verb Simple past tense and past participle of
- adjective Supplied or fitted with a
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He regrets that this admirable man did blind his only son and have three brothers bowstringed
"I shall find it a mistake when I come to be bowstringed, or hanged, or shot, or something of that kind," said the tutor; "but, Jack, my dear boy, I depend upon you to pull me through."
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