Part of speech: noun

A slender shaft with pointed head, to be shot from a bow. See illus. in next column.

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Usage examples "arrow":

  1. It came suddenly, as if an arrow had been shot into my heart. - "The Boy Tar", Mayne Reid.
  2. An arrow, with a letter attached to it, was shot into the camp, and carried to the prince. - "Maid Marian", Thomas Love Peacock.
  3. I asked-" even if you can't go to find Long Arrow." - "The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle", Hugh Lofting.