A tool made of wood and horsehair used to set the strings of a bowed string instrument in vibration. The bow was originally curved in the shape of a cycle, but it has been subject to many changes over time.

See also [Eng.] bow (m); [Fr.] archet (m); [Ger.] Bogen (m); [It.] arco (m); [It.] archetto (m).


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