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archer US English

A person who shoots with a bow and arrows, especially at a target for sport

arch2 US English

Deliberately or affectedly playful and teasing

the Archer in archer US English

The zodiacal sign or constellation Sagittarius

Archer, Jeffrey US English

(Howard), Baron Archer of Weston-super-Mare (b.1940), British writer and Conservative politician. He resigned as an MP after being declared bankrupt, and embarked on a career as a bestselling novelist. He was deputy chairman of the Conservative Party 1985-6, but resigned after a libel case; in 2001 he was found to have committed perjury in that case and was jailed for four years

franc-archer US English

A member of a body of archers established by Charles VII and exempted from taxes in consideration of their services.