Definition of Archer

1. Noun. A person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrow.

Exact synonyms: Bowman
Generic synonyms: Expert
Specialized synonyms: Longbowman
Specialized synonyms: Tell, William Tell

2. Noun. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Sagittarius.
Exact synonyms: Sagittarius
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Category relationships: Astrology, Star Divination

3. Noun. The ninth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about November 22 to December 21.

Definition of Archer

1. n. A bowman, one skilled in the use of the bow and arrow.

Definition of Archer

1. Proper noun. (context astrology) Sagittarius. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surname A=An occupational from=Middle English dot=) for a bowman. ¹

3. Noun. One who shoots an arrow from a bow or a bolt from a crossbow. ¹

4. Adjective. (comparative of arch) ¹

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Definition of Archer

1. one that shoots with a bow and arrow [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Archer

Archaeopteryx lithographica
Archaeozoic aeon
Archaic Latin
Archean aeon
Archean eon
Archeozoic eon
Arches National Park
Archibald MacLeish
Archibald Percival Wavell
Archidiskidon imperator

Literary usage of Archer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. European Theories of the Drama: An Anthology of Dramatic Theory and by Barrett Harper Clark (1918)
"Besides his dramatic criticism, archer has written political and social works. Out of his long experience archer has evolved no strikingly new theory of the ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1906)
"Authorised translation by William and Charles archer. ... Translated by Edmund Gosse and William archer. London : Heinemann, 1893. 5. ..."

3. The five great monarchies of the ancient Eastern world; or, The history by George Rawlinson (1871)
"In some few cases the spearman is also an archer, and carries his bow on his ... The spearman holds the bridle in his left hand ; the archer boldly lays it ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1878)
"Mr. ROBERT SAMUELS archer, Assistant Physician to West Derby Union Hospital ... Mr. archer believes the band to have been congenital, and developed together ..."

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