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  • n. Plural form of archer.


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  • Bruce seized the moment of confusion, and seeing his little army distressed by the arrows of the English, he sent Bothwell round with a resolute body of men to drive those destroying archers from the height which they occupied.

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • Then the knight blew his horn, and at the same time called the archers from the turret nearest to him, while some of the other party on the wall rushed to aid him of their own accord and, pressing through the tenants, opposed themselves to the knights and men-at-arms who had obtained a footing on the wall.

    At Agincourt

  • In the chariotry age, New Kingdom pharoahs like Rameses were portrayed as archers, which is indicative.

    Bowmen in medieval Wales

  • Li Po called the archers together; General Yuwen assembled the foot soldiers.

    Wild Orchid

  • The judge shook his head and called the archers forward.

    Shield of Thunder

  • Cerryl recalled the archers when he'd gone to Gallos with Jeslek.

    Colors of Chaos

  • He had called his archers back, but the Dreadlords did not care so long as they broke his line.

    The Dragon Reborn

  • Raymond’s Tower was reduced to ashes by the fire of the besieged, but his colleague was more vigilant and successful; * the enemies were driven by his archers from the rampart; the draw-bridge was let down; and on a Friday, at three in the afternoon, the day and hour of the passion, Godfrey of Bouillon stood victorious on the walls of Jerusalem.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Perhaps indeed Cupids are called archers for no other reason but because the beautiful wound from a distance.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • One day, when the archers were a little tired of their sport, Sir Hugh de

    The Canterbury Puzzles And Other Curious Problems


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