Ar"row (#), n. [OE. arewe, AS. arewe, earh; akin to Icel. or, orvar, Goth. arhwazna, and perh. L. arcus bow. Cf. Arc.]

A missile weapon of offense, slender, pointed, and usually feathered and barbed, to be shot from a bow.

Broad arrow. (a) An arrow with a broad head. (b) A mark placed upon British ordnance and government stores, which bears a rude resemblance to a broad arrowhead.


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