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Language: Old English
Origin: arwe

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Related topics: Weapons
ar‧row [countable]
1PMW a weapon usually made from a thin straight piece of wood with a sharp point at one end, that you shoot with a bow
2 a sign in the shape of an arrow, used to show direction:
Follow the arrows to the X-ray department.

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