What is the
difference between Bough and Bow?
What is the difference between Bough and Bow? :
( 1 ) Any of the main branches of a tree
He climbed a bough of the banyan tree.
Bow : (noun)
( 1 ) Piece of wood bent into a curve by a tight string joining its ends used as weapon for shooting arrows
They were hunting with bows and arrows.
( 2 ) Bending of the head or body as a greeting
She acknowledged my greetings with a bow.
He made a bow and left the room.
Bow : (verb)
( 1 ) Bend the head or body as a sign of respect or as a greeting
We all bowed to the President.
The congregation bowed their heads in prayer.
( 2 ) Bend someone / something under or as if under a weight
His back was bowed with age.
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