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 Meanings and Examples of ARCHERY
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archery
 n.  the sport of shooting arrows with a bow
Classic Sentence:
1  But on that which was to follow, feats of archery, of bull-baiting, and other popular amusements, were to be practised, for the more immediate amusement of the populace.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
2  Of twenty-four arrows, shot in succession, ten were fixed in the target, and the others ranged so near it, that, considering the distance of the mark, it was accounted good archery.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
3  That cannot endure," said Ivanhoe; "if they press not right on to carry the castle by pure force of arms, the archery may avail but little against stone walls and bulwarks.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
4  Look forth again, Rebecca," said Ivanhoe, mistaking the cause of her retiring; "the archery must in some degree have ceased, since they are now fighting hand to hand.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
5  They swarmed close up to the walls, headed, as I think, by the knave who won the prize at the archery, for I knew his horn and baldric.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXX
6  When the bustle occasioned by this incident was somewhat composed, the chief Outlaw took from his neck the rich horn and baldric which he had recently gained at the strife of archery near Ashby.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII.
Example Sentence:
1  Activities available include squash, archery and swimming to name but a few.