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archery

[ ahr-chuh-ree ]
/ ˈɑr tʃə ri /
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noun
the art, practice, or skill of an archer.
archers collectively, as in an army.
the equipment of an archer, as bows and arrows.
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Origin of archery

1350–1400; Middle English archerye<Middle French archerie, equivalent to arch(i)erarcher + -ie-y3
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British Dictionary definitions for archery

archery
/ (ˈɑːtʃərɪ) /

noun
the art or sport of shooting with bows and arrows
archers or their weapons collectively
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