Definition of archery
1 : the art, practice, or skill of shooting with bow and arrow
2 : an archer's weapons
3 : a body of archers
Recent Examples of archery from the Web
The Federal Reserve would never get a medal in archery.
Activities included Frisbee, a bouncy house and bow blast — a game played with up to four teams that organizers described as a mix of dodge ball, paintball and archery.
The costumes, including the wedges, had to be considered during the physical training, which included horseback riding, archery and swords(wo)manship.
The facility offers a comprehensive lineup of thrills, including an outdoor wakeboarding lake, polo, go-karting, paintballing, archery, horseback-riding and more.
Outside the church, young and older can try their hand at Air Zoom archery, target shooting with water guns, ring toss and ladder golf.
Sulfur dioxide burns the eyes, with implications for sports like shooting and archery.
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First Known Use of archery
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Definition of archery for English Language Learners
: the sport or skill of shooting with a bow and arrow
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Definition of archery for Students
: the sport or practice of shooting with bow and arrows
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