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bow drills


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Term Type

Art & Architecture Thesaurus

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bow drills

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Drills rotated by a cord or string wrapped tightly around it and strung to a bow.

Variations

drills, bow

bow drill

bowdrills

drill, bow

drills, fiddle

drills, thong

fiddle drills

thong drills

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