|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
(n.) The distance traversed by an arrow shot from a bow.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
bo'-shot: Found only in Genesis 21:16 in the account of Hagar and her child: "And she went, and sat her down over against him a good way off, as it were a bowshot," literally "stretchings of a bow," a typical oriental way of indicating distance.
Bowshot (1 Occurrence)
Genesis 21:16 And she went, and sat her down over against him a good way off, as it were a bowshot. For she said, Let me not look upon the death of the child. And she sat over against him, and lifted up her voice, and wept. (ASV NAS RSV NIV)