Definition of Toxophilite

1. n. A lover of archery; one devoted to archery.



Definition of Toxophilite

1. Adjective. Pertaining to archery ¹

2. Noun. Someone keen on or an expert at archery ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Toxophilite

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toxophilite

toxodons
toxodont
toxodonta
toxodonts
toxogenic
toxoglossa
toxoid
toxoids
toxology
toxon
toxoneme
toxonosis
toxophil
toxophile
toxophilies
toxophilite (current term)
toxophilites
toxophily
toxophore
toxophoric
toxophorous
toxoplasma
toxoplasmas
toxoplasmic
toxoplasmoses
toxoplasmosis
toxopyrimidine
toxotes

Literary usage of Toxophilite

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1. Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places by Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford (1892)
"... Villa— The Grounds of the toxophilite Society— The Royal Botanical Society— The Zoological Gardens. " AMONG the magnificent ornaments of our metropolis ..."

2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1884)
"... member of the toxophilite society, 825,1 с ; his bow, 830, 2 a. Palermo observatory [pa-lair'-mo], XII. 846, 2 a; XV. ..."

3. Archery: Its Theory and Practice by Horace Alfred Ford (1859)
"The Anglo-Norman Period—Rubin Hood—Military Achievements of the Bow in the Middle Ages—Its Decline and Fall—Revival for Amusement—First toxophilite ..."

4. Anecdotes of Archery: From Earliest Ages to the Year 1791 by Ely Hargrove, Alfred E. Hargrove (1845)
"^•"LTHOUGH this society is usually termed the Royal ™^ toxophilite Society, that appellation was lost on the death of his late Majesty William IV., ..."

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