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1. The art, sport, or skill of shooting with a bow and arrow.
2. The equipment of an archer.
3. A group of archers.
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1. (Archery) the art or sport of shooting with bows and arrows
2. (Archery) archers or their weapons collectively
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(ˈɑr tʃə ri)

1. the art, practice, or skill of shooting with a bow and arrow.
2. an archer's equipment.
3. a group of archers.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French]
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 a company or corps of archers.
Examples: he rode through a hundred archery, 1465; signal for England’s archery to halt and bend their bows, 1814.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.archery - the sport of shooting arrows with a bowarchery - the sport of shooting arrows with a bow
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
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رَمي السِّهام
tir à l'arctir à l’arc


[ˈɑːtʃərɪ] Ntiro m con arco
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[ˈɑːrtʃəri] ntir m à l'arc
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[ˈɑːtʃərɪ] ntiro con l'arco
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(ˈaːtʃə) noun
a person who shoots with a bow and arrows.
ˈarchery noun
the art or sport of shooting with a bow.
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