The recurve requires less than half the effort of the longbow to draw back the string.
After testing a few out, he picked a recurve and strung it.
Modern longbows and recurves advance efficient hunting distances another measure.
On the wall adjacent to the targets, hung unstrung bows of every kind - longbows, short bows, recurves and compounds, even a crossbow - and beside them hung quivers full of arrows.
The petals may be overlapped, recurved , frilled, crinkled or ruffled.
The flowers commonly have more or less recurved petals, and usually face outward or upward (as opposed to drooping).
All teeth as preserved are pointed (there are no evident bicuspid crowns), and slightly recurved posteriorly.
In larger specimens they are slightly recurved toward the tip.
What she has in her mouth is a set of very long sharp recurved teeth.
People were building recurves of different lengths, and when someone would break a bowstring, he often wouldn't be able to find one to fit.