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toxophilite

Saltos de línea: tox|oph¦il|ite
Pronunciación: /tɒkˈsɒfɪlʌɪt
 
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rare

Definición de toxophilite en inglés:

sustantivo

A student or lover of archery.
Example sentences
  • However, a more technical term for an archer is a a toxophilite, which is someone who is devoted to or is a lover of archery.
  • One thing is for sure they are not toxophilites.
  • A person practicing archery is called an archer, and one who is fond of or an expert at archery is sometimes called a toxophilite.

adjetivo

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Relating to archers and archery.

Origen

late 18th century: from Toxophilus (a name invented by Roger Ascham, used as the title of his treatise on archery (1545), from Greek toxon 'bow' + -philos 'loving') + -ite1.

Derivados

toxophily

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • After the ceremony of sacrificing, sports activity such as toxophily, horse race, and wrestling will be held.
  • Nine skills, toxophily, stone bumping, jumping, walking, swimming, rassling, talking, writing and calculating were popular for men to practice at that time.
  • A member of the Tibetan equestrian sport team performs toxophily at the Shoton Festival in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region on August 14, 2007.

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