A second group worked to locate the lost thermonuclear bomb, called a “Broken Arrow” in Defense Department terms.
Was he unaware of the Broken Arrow shaft below his ribs, deeply bedded, with dark blood oozing around the wood?
He held the end of the Broken Arrow up and inspected it carefully.
There came a whistle in the air, and then a sounding smack, and the fragments of a Broken Arrow fell about their ears.
A Broken Arrow, pointing in any direction indicated, danger.
The sculptured figure is in a lying position, and a Broken Arrow or spear is in its side.
I knowed when dey started dat Wealaka school across de river from de Broken Arrow town.
It was found to be a deep flesh-wound in the shoulder, from which a fragment of the Broken Arrow still protruded.
And there on a trestle table before us lay the body of Jarl Lodbrok, my friend, in whose side was my Broken Arrow.
Not knowing what she did, she pulled the Broken Arrow from his arm, and then screamed to think of where it had been.
An accident involving nuclear weapons: The idea that this is a ''broken arrow'' never released is incorrect (1980s+)
The error code displayed on line 25 of a IBM 3270 terminal (or a terminal emulator emulating a 3270) for various kinds of protocol violations and "unexpected" error conditions (including connection to a down computer). On a PC, simulated with "->/_", with the two centre characters overstruck.
"Broken arrow" is also military jargon for an accident involving nuclear weapons.