fletching

[flech-ing]

noun

the feathers on an arrow, which stabilize it during flight.

Nearby words

  1. fletcher,
  2. fletcher, john,
  3. fletcher, john gould,
  4. fletcherism,
  5. fletcherize,
  6. fletchings,
  7. fletschhorn,
  8. flettner control,
  9. fleur,
  10. fleur-de-lis

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British Dictionary definitions for fletchings

fletchings

pl n

arrow feathers

Word Origin for fletchings

plural of fletching, from fletch

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