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Meaning of ARROW

Pronunciation:  'arow

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a projectile with a straight thin shaft and an arrowhead on one end and stabilizing vanes on the other; intended to be shot from a bow
  2. [n]  a mark to indicate a direction or relation

ARROW is a 5 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: pointer
 See Also: arrowhead, bow and arrow, broad arrow, butt shaft, head, mark, missile, point, projectile, quarrel, shaft



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ar"row\, n. [OE. arewe, AS. arewe, earh; akin to Icel.
["o]r, ["o]rvar, Goth. arhwazna, and perh. L. arcus bow. Cf.
A missile weapon of offense, slender, pointed, and usually
feathered and barbed, to be shot from a bow.

{Broad arrow}.
(a) An arrow with a broad head.
(b) A mark placed upon British ordnance and government
    stores, which bears a rude resemblance to a broad

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