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A blunt arrow used for target practice.
[Probably from butt.]
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(Archery) a blunt-headed unbarbed arrow
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|Noun||1.||butt shaft - a blunt arrow without a barb; an arrow used for target practice|
arrow - a projectile with a straight thin shaft and an arrowhead on one end and stabilizing vanes on the other; intended to be shot from a bow
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