Definition Of arrow


a shaft sharpened at the front and with feathers or vanes at the back, shot from a bow as a weapon or for sport.

his ability to launch an arrow accurately

Example Of arrow

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  • After a long ramble through the dense encumbered woods I emerged upon a smooth meadow full of sunshine like a lake of light, about a mile and a half long, a quarter to half a mile wide, and bounded by tall arrowy pines.

  • After all, to play most sports, even at the level of the village green or recreational field, is to be reminded ceaselessly of time's arrow : of the ruthless, inexorable, uni-directionality of our lives.

  • Archery is like darts, except that the arrows are launched, not by hand, but by a recurve bow.

  • At end of track, go through gate and straight ahead in the direction of red arrow waymark.

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