Definition of archery in English:


Line breaks: arch|ery
Pronunciation: /ˈɑːtʃəri


[mass noun]
  • Shooting with a bow and arrows, especially at a target as a sport.
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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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