meaning of arrow

arrow meaning in General Dictionary

A missile weapon of offense slender directed and often feathered and barbed become shot from a bow

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  • a level to point a direction or connection
  • a projectile with a straight thin shaft and an arrowhead using one end and stabilizing vanes on the other; intended to be shot from a bow
  • A missile gun of offense, slender, pointed, and often feathered and barbed, is shot from a bow.

arrow meaning in Etymology Dictionary

early 14c., from Old English arwan, previous earh "arrow," perhaps lent from Old Norse


arrow meaning in Sports Dictionary

Missile manufactured from lumber, metal or carbon fibre which fired on target. Generally weighs significantly less than 1oz, even though the size can vary. Consist of a head, nock, fletching and cresting. (recreation: Archery)


arrow meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A missile weapon of offense, slim, pointed, and in most cases feathered and barbed, is shot from a bow.


Sentence Examples with the word arrow

The guardsman finished pulling the last arrow from his chest and climbed to his feet.

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