Definition of archery in English:


Syllabification: ar·cher·y
Pronunciation: /ˈärCH(ə)rē


The sport or skill of shooting with a bow and arrows, especially at a target.
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  • The activities covered everything from archery to water sports and rock climbing.
  • Thompson is a sports freak, with archery, cricket and scuba diving among his passions.
  • They are used to stop the hands and body shaking while competing in sports such as shooting and archery.


late Middle English: from Old French archerie, from archier (see archer).

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