Definition of fletching in English:

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fletching

Pronunciation: /ˈflɛtʃɪŋ/

noun

[mass noun]
The feathers of an arrow: it has good-sized fletching [count noun]: he repairs damaged fletchings
More example sentences
  • Its orientation is stabilised by three fletchings at the rear of the arrow.
  • The fletchings are 3 ‘long feathers glued to the shafts with shellac.’
  • But this calculation does not take into account the human factor involved in archery and, in the field, the arrow flew for nearly 100 metres, rising to around 160 metres when the feather fletchings were trimmed to reduce drag.

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