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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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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007


[ˈɑːtʃərɪ] ntiro con l'arco
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


(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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References in classic literature ?
"I mind not telling you, fellow," said he, "that a bout with archery would have been an easier way with me.
The Newport Archery Club always held its August meeting at the Beauforts'.
He had listened to these accounts, and to various contradictory reports on her appearance, her conversation, her point of view and her choice of friends, with the detachment with which one listens to reminiscences of some one long since dead; not till Medora suddenly spoke her name at the archery match had Ellen Olenska become a living presence to him again.
And now the archers shot, each man in turn, and the good folk never saw such archery as was done that day.
"Now by our gracious Lady fair," quoth old Sir Amyas o' the Dell, who, bowed with fourscore years and more, sat near the Sheriff, "ne'er saw I such archery in all my life before, yet have I seen the best hands at the longbow for threescore years and more."
He knows everything that other boys don't know; and in archery, in fishing, in painting, and in music, his skill is--but you shall judge for yourself.
Scraps realized in an instant that they had gone too near to Chiss for safety, so she sprang in front of Ojo and shielded him from the darts, which stuck their points into her own body until she resembled one of those targets they shoot arrows at in archery games.
The Waziri, justly famed for their archery, found no cause to blush for their performance that day.
Nor does laughter-loving Aphrodite ever tame in love Artemis, the huntress with shafts of gold; for she loves archery and the slaying of wild beasts in the mountains, the lyre also and dancing and thrilling cries and shady woods and the cities of upright men.
``I might have eaten my bread dry,'' said the King, ``had I not pressed thee on the score of archery, but now have I dined like a prince if we had but drink enow.''
After the Hermit has shown Edward some feats of archery, the joyous pair separate.
Richard "Butch'' Johnson, who got his first archery lessons at age 15 in Webster, was a member of the gold-medal U.S.