longbow longbow  /ˈlɔŋ ˌboʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a powerful wooden bow drawn by hand; usually 5-6 feet long; used in medieval England

Usage(s):

  1. By the mid14th century, advances in technology namely, the high-velocity crossbow and longbow necessitated steel-plate armor that covered from head to toe.
  2. At 60 he still holds the jiu-jitsu championship of Japan and twangs a deadly longbow.
  3. Chain mail, longbow, harquebus, pikeand the thin-bladed misericord that could slip between the plates to pluck a man's life from his ribs.

News

  1. Saudis receiving Longbow fire control radars

    ORLANDO, Fla., June 13 (UPI) -- Fire Control Radars for Saudi Arabia's AH-64 Apache Attack helicopters will be provided by Longbow LLC, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. LONGBOW receives $90M contract for Saudi Arabia Apache radar systems

    The LONGBOW Limited Liability Company, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin (LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NOC), received a $90.6M contract to provide Saudi Arabia with LONGBOW Fire Control Radars for the AH-64 ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Theflyonthewall.com via Yahoo! Finance

  3. LONGBOW LLC Receives $90 Million Contract For Saudi Arabia Apache Radar Systems

    ORLANDO, Fla., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The LONGBOW Limited Liability Company, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), received a $90.6 million ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "Archery is part of our heritage as human beings," said Sanders. "Genghis Khan conquered Asia with a bow and arrow. The English defeated the French with an English longbow. The Plains Indians wouldn't have killed as many buffalo if they...
    on Aug 7, 2009 By: Sanders Source: Memphis Commercial Appeal

  2. "This contract will allow Northstar to complete the development work on the innovative transmission technology that will be used in the US Army's Block III AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter modernization program. The opportunity to support the Block...
    on Nov 8, 2007 By: Marc Emery Source: Canada NewsWire (press release)

  3. Asked by blogger Iain Dale which laws he'd most like to see changed if he became an MP, Rickitt replied: "The legal ability to shoot a Welshman from the walls of Chester with a longbow. It's archaic [and] I'm not sure really tends to send the right...
    on Dec 6, 2006 By: Adam Rickitt Source: Independent

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