What does archery mean?

Definitions for archery
ˈɑr tʃə riarche·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. archerynoun

    the sport of shooting arrows with a bow


  1. archerynoun

    The practice or sport of shooting arrows with a bow.

    Etymology: From archerie, from archier. See archer.

  2. archerynoun

    A group of archers.

    Etymology: From archerie, from archier. See archer.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Archerynoun

    the use of the bow and arrows in battle, hunting, etc.; the art, practice, or skill of shooting with a bow and arrows

    Etymology: [OE. archerie.]

  2. Archerynoun

    archers, or bowmen, collectively

    Etymology: [OE. archerie.]


  1. Archery

    Archery is the art, practice, or skill of propelling arrows with the use of a bow, from Latin arcus. Historically, archery has been used for hunting and combat, while in modern times, its main use is that of a recreational activity. A person who participates in archery is typically known as an "archer" or "bowman", and one who is fond of or an expert at archery can be referred to as a "toxophilite".

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. archery

    The use of the bow and arrow; the practice, art, or skill of archers; the art of shooting with a bow and arrow.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of archery in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of archery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of archery in a Sentence

  1. Josh Goldberg:

    Whether you’re walking through the labyrinth or doing archery or equine therapy, it’s designed to bring that peace of mind and clarity and how you’re going to get there.

  2. Jake Kaminski:

    Anybody that has followed archery will tell you that that was the match to watch and that was actually the Olympic gold medal right there and we made a statement there, i feel like, despite taking silver, we knew that, in our hearts, we had won.

  3. David Grevemberg:

    The CGF can confirm that it has now officially received a proposal from Commonwealth Games India (CGI) to host a Commonwealth shooting event and potentially an archery event in India during 2022... the proposal will be reviewed and considered in January and February by the CGF and discussed with Birmingham 2022 Delivery Partners.

  4. Majid Kehtari:

    Nemati must make a decision on his future soon. Definitely, she can not participate in the World Archery Para Championships which will be held in Germany between August 23 to 30, she had to train at least two months under para-archery coach to participate in the prestigious event in Germany.

  5. Paul Gupta:

    We try to simulate the event as much as possible, a sport like archery where you might be outside for eight hours, we're not going to keep them here for eight hours but we'd do a longer session. Typically we'd come in here for an hour or an hour-and-a-half to give people a taster.

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