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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Weapons
arrowar‧row /ˈærəʊ $ ˈæroʊ/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 PMWWEAPONa weapon usually made from a thin straight piece of wood with a sharp point at one end, that you shoot with a bow2 SIGN/GESTUREa sign in the shape of an arrow, used to show direction Follow the arrows to the X-ray department. straight arrow
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arrowYet bows and arrows are very rare in early Anglo-Saxon graves.They have met the idea of a vector as a crude arrow.Suddenly a big pole, a sapling, shot across the clearing like a giant arrow.They shot poisoned arrows from behind the thick bushes.Present-day medicine men use wicker baskets and reed arrows.Maybe I had two arrows through me.
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