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fiddle bow

fid·dle bow
F f

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fid-l bou]
    • /ˈfɪd l baʊ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fid-l bou]
    • /ˈfɪd l baʊ/

Definitions of fiddle bow words

  • noun fiddle bow a bow with which the strings of the violin or a similar instrument are set in vibration. 1
  • noun fiddle bow a bow for driving the arbor of a small lathe, as one used by watchmakers. 1
  • noun fiddle bow Nautical. clipper bow. 1

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Origin of fiddle bow

First appearance:

before 1820
One of the 38% newest English words
First recorded in 1820-30

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Parts of speech for Fiddle bow

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fiddle bow popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 67% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fiddle bow usage trend in Literature

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