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 Meanings and Examples of ARROW
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  a straight thin shaft sharpened at the front with feathers the back
 n.  a mark to indicate a direction or relation
Classic Sentence: (69 in 5 pages)
1  He kicked--a flinty yellow stone, a sharp stone, edged as if cut by a savage for an arrow.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 7
2  The arrow whistled through the air, and lighted within the inner ring of the target, but not exactly in the centre.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
3  And letting fly his arrow with a little more precaution than before, it lighted right upon that of his competitor, which it split to shivers.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
4  The archer vindicated their opinion of his skill: his arrow split the willow rod against which it was aimed.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
5  And, to conclude the whole, an arrow, neatly enough drawn, was described as the mark of the yeoman Locksley.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXV
6  Thrice did Locksley bend his shaft against De Bracy, and thrice did his arrow bound back from the knight's armour of proof.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXI
7  The bird came fluttering down, transfixed with the arrow.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII
8  It ran up with his weight, tight as a bow-string, and swift as the arrow it speeds.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER L
9  In front of the white garden-palings the path branched into three like a broad arrow.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: 2 A Lurid Light Breaks in upon a Darkened Understanding
10  And the executioner went off like an arrow.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII. The Queen's Croquet-Ground
11  Then he shot the arrow and fell back and would have died, but he lit on a nettle and sprang up too gaily for a corpse.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
12  And he bent his bow, took aim, and shot an arrow at the old poet, right into his heart.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Context  Highlight   In THE NAUGHTY BOY
13  The poor poet lay on the earth and wept, for the arrow had really flown into his heart.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Context  Highlight   In THE NAUGHTY BOY
14  But the arrow did the bird no harm; only it dropped a golden feather from its tail, and then flew away.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Context  Highlight   In THE GOLDEN BIRD
15  At last, with a horrible splash, he darted like an arrow into the ice-cold water, and as he did so he uttered a shrill cry, stifled in a moment by his immersion beneath the waves.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 20. The Cemetery of the Chateau D'If.
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  A man without money is a bow without an arrow.
2  A word spoken is an arrow let fly.
3  A word is no arrow, but it can pierce the heart.
4  Draw not your bow till your arrow is fixed.
5  The arrow embedded itself in the wall.
6  He drew the bow and shot an arrow.
7  He shot the arrow from the bow.
8  He shot an arrow into the air.
9  An arrow with a four - edged head is shot from a crossbow.
10  A device consisting of a dial and an arrow that is spun to indicate the next move in some board games.
11  Robin Hood reached back and plucked one last arrow from his quiver.
12  They saw Robin Hood loose his arrow and fell the king's deer.
13  He put up lights in the shape of an arrow pointing to the neighbor's eye-catching display.
14  I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, or the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.
15  Follow the arrows to the X-ray department.