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Meaning of ARCHER

Pronunciation:  'ârchur, 'ârchur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the ninth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about November 22 to December 21
  2. [n]  (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Sagittarius
  3. [n]  a person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrow

ARCHER is a 6 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: bowman, Sagittarius, Sagittarius, Sagittarius the Archer
 See Also: expert, house, human, individual, longbowman, mansion, mortal, person, planetary house, sign, sign of the zodiac, somebody, someone, soul, star sign, Tell, William Tell



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Arch"er\, n. [archier, F. archer, LL. arcarius, fr. L.
arcus bow. See {Arc}, {Arch}, n.]
A bowman, one skilled in the use of the bow and arrow.

Easton Bible Dictionary

a shooter with the bow (1 Chr. 10:3). This art was of high antiquity (Gen. 21:20; 27:3). Saul was wounded by the Philistine archers (1 Sam. 31:3). The phrase "breaking the bow" (Hos. 1:5; Jer. 49:35) is equivalent to taking away one's power, while "strengthening the bow" is a symbol of its increase (Gen. 49:24). The Persian archers were famous among the ancients (Isa. 13:18; Jer. 49:35; 50:9, 14, 29, 42. (See BOW).

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