from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A missile having a straight thin shaft with a pointed head at one end and often flight-stabilizing vanes at the other, meant to be shot from a bow.
- n. Something, such as a directional symbol, that is similar to an arrow in form or function.
- intransitive v. To move like an arrow.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- Contraction of ever a.
- n. A projectile consisting of a shaft, a point and a tail with stabilizing fins that is shot from a bow.
- n. A sign or symbol used to indicate a direction (eg. ).
- n. A directed edge.
- n. A dart.
- v. To move swiftly and directly (like an arrow)
- v. To let fly swiftly and directly
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A missile weapon of offense, slender, pointed, and usually feathered and barbed, to be shot from a bow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To grow up into a long pointed stalk like an arrow.
- To move swiftly, as an arrow.
- To blossom: said particularly of sugar-cane, which throws out an arrowlike flowering; stalk.
- n. A slender, generally pointed, missile weapon made to be shot from a bow.
- n. Anything resembling an arrow.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a mark to indicate a direction or relation
- n. a projectile with a straight thin shaft and an arrowhead on one end and stabilizing vanes on the other; intended to be shot from a bow
LESSON XXXII. re'gion, _place; space_. furze, _a thorny shrub with yellow flowers_. list'eth, _wishes; pleases_. mirth, _joy; fun_. boon, _gay; merry_. shaft, _an arrow; the stem of an arrow_. up borne ', _held or borne up_. crest'ing, _touching the tops of_.
This apples-to-apples test requires a manufacturer to shoot a 350-grain arrow from a bow set at 70# with a 30 draw length.
With a crossbow the arrow is already drawn thus taking away the only real chance the animal has to bust you other than scent.
The man with the arrow is the man who gave us his extra tickets.
With the compound bows in use today, the arrow is actually travelling quite fast.
If your shooting 45 lbs and your bow is slow, then there will be a HUGE drop in arrow flight from 20 to 30 yards.
I agree that the pain they feel from getting shot by an arrow is minimal, much less than one would think.
A lighter arrow is acceptable to more resistance, and especially at longer distances ...
Both will straight out if the spline of your arrow is correct for the bow poundage and the draw length.
I would try judo points but you may have a problem with penetration if your arrow is not moving fast enough.