Definitions

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  • noun An archer who uses a longbow.

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  • noun a medieval English archer who used a longbow

Etymologies

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longbow +‎ man

Examples

  • I have prayed so much, and on such hard floors, that the skin of my knees is becoming hard, like the callus on the finger of an English longbowman.

    The Red Queen

  • The tall longbowman was clambering up the poop ladder, choosing another mark; but a yelling Boegie sank a boat axe in his stomach and he folded.

    The Gates of Noon

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