- archer, william,
- arches national park
Origin of archer
Origin of arch2
Examples from the Web for archer
So it might be me projecting my desires onto Archer to want to just get away from work for a few weeks.
How do you feel about Archer and the gang abandoning the cartel and returning to the office?
I wonder what that lady is doing now, and if she knows what she set in motion with Archer?
Have there been discussions with FX regarding an Archer movie, and how do you think that would play out?
Have you ever heard any feedback from the CIA/actual spies on Archer?
"We've got to act as if we owned the earrth," Archer agreed.Tom Slade with the Boys Over There|Percy K. Fitzhugh
She rose to meet her guest, scarcely recognizing Archer Trevlyn in the bronzed, bearded man before her.The Fatal Glove|Clara Augusta Jones Trask
Inspector Willis was a good deal exercised by the question of whether or not he should have Archer shadowed.The Pit Prop Syndicate|Freeman Wills Crofts
It was a marshy, dense, and tangled coppice projecting like a sabre tooth between the brigades of Lane and Archer.The Long Roll|Mary Johnston
“Ay, you must feel bitter hardly to the rogue that laid you here,” said Archer.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI|Robert Louis Stevenson
Word Origin for archer
- any of various parts or structures of the body having a curved or archlike outline, such as the transverse portion of the aorta (arch of the aorta) or the raised bony vault formed by the tarsal and metatarsal bones (arch of the foot)
- one of the basic patterns of the human fingerprint, formed by several curved ridges one above the otherCompare loop 1 (def. 10a), whorl (def. 3)
Word Origin for arch
Word Origin for arch
late 13c., from Anglo-French archer, Old French archier "archer, bowmaker," from Latin arcarius, from arcus "bow" (see arc). Also a 17c. name for the bishop in chess.
c.1300, from Old French arche "arch of a bridge" (12c.), from Latin arcus "a bow" (see arc). Replaced native bow (n.1). Originally architectural in English; transferred by early 15c. to anything having this form (eyebrows, etc.).
1540s, "chief, principal," from prefix arch-; used in 12c. archangel, etc., but extended to so many derogatory uses (arch-rogue, arch-knave, etc.) that by mid-17c. it acquired a meaning of "roguish, mischievous," since softened to "saucy." Also found in archwife (late 14c.), variously defined as "a wife of a superior order" or "a dominating woman, virago."
early 14c., "to form an arch" (implied in arched); c.1400, "to furnish with an arch," from arch (n.). Related: Arching.
In architecture, a curved or pointed opening that spans a doorway, window, or other space.