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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The distance which an arrow flies; bow-shot.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Prov. Eng. & Scot. The distance to which an arrow or flight may be shot; bowshot, -- about the fifth of a mile.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun UK, Scotland, dialect, dated The distance to which an arrow or flight may be shot; bowshot; about a fifth of a mile.

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