Definition of archery noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

archery

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɑːtʃəri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːrtʃəri//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the art or sport of shooting arrows with a bow2 He took up archery eight years ago. Neither had practised archery before last year. Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French archerie, from archier, based on Latin arcus ‘bow’.
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