Vocab Definitions Arrow An arrow is a long, thin weapon with a sharp point at one end which is shot from a bow. Bow A bow is a weapon for shooting arrows, consisting of a long curved piece of wood with a string attached to both its ends. Sling A sling is an object made of ropes, straps, or cloth that is slung between two points Gnaw If animals or people gnaw something, they bite it repeatedly. Woodlice attack living plants and gnaw at the stems. String String is thin rope made of twisted threads, used for tying things together or tying up parcels. Crept To creep somewhere means to move there quietly and slowly. He crept up the stairs Squeak If something or someone squeaks, they make a short, high-pitched sound called a squeak. The door squeaked open.