What does the word arrow mean?

Usage examples for arrow

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