What does the word archery mean?

Usage examples for archery

  1. The time- honoured archery developed the skill of our English bowmen, and won for them many a battle before the days of gunpowder and cannons. – English Villages by P. H. Ditchfield
  2. And before the bandy- legged man could chance upon a doorway in which to stand out of the rush, they were pressed against the wall flat as cakes by a crowd of bold apprentices in holiday attire going out to a wager of archery to be shot in Finsbury Fields. – Master Skylark by John Bennett
  3. As the parents of American archery, we offer them homage and honor. – Hunting with the Bow and Arrow by Saxton Pope