silver-shafted love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Carrying silver arrows: an epithet of Diana.

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Examples

  • There was moss here, there were lichened heather-roots, rowan bushes, and a ring of slim birches, silver-shafted, feather - crowned and light; more than all there was a little pool of water which two rills fed.

    The Forest Lovers

  • "Queen and huntress, chaste and fair," etc. 442. ~silver-shafted queen~.

    Milton's Comus

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