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adjective 
  1. tight; under tension, as in a rope or bow string.
    • 1883: w:Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Louis Stevenson, w:Treasure Island, Treasure Island
    • : The hawser was as as a bowstring - so strong she pulled upon her anchor.
Etymology: Middle English past participle of tow


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