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Search phrase: archery

Plays

 2 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.103Hit with Cupid's archery,Hit with Cupids archery,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.iii.2Sir boy, now let me see your archery.Sir Boy let me see your Archerie,

Glossary

 5 result(s).
ApolloGreek sun god, who pulls the sun across the sky in a horse-drawn chariot; god of prophecy [speaking through the Delphi oracle, poetry, music, archery, and healing
buttgoal, aim, target [as in archery]
flightarchery contest, flight-shooting
Parthianfrom Parthia, ancient kingdom of W Asia; known for skilled horsemen and archery
upshotremaining stroke, final shot [as in archery, determining the result]

Thesaurus

 43 result(s).
ahead, shooting straight [in archery]forehand
aim, direct [in archery]level
aim, help one's [in archery]aim
archeryApollo
archeryParthian
archeryaim
archerypin
archeryforehand
archeryclout
archerycleave the pin
archerybutt
archeryupshoot
archerydraw
archeryloose
archerycarry
archeryloose
archerylevel
archeryaim
archeryunbent
archerywhite
archery contestflight
bent, not [in archery]unbent
bull [in archery]clout
centre [in archery]pin
cloth patch at the centre of a target [in archery]clout
contest, archeryflight
determining/final shot [in archery]upshoot
direct aim [in archery]level
guide one's efforts [in archery]aim
mark [in archery]clout
peg in the middle of a target [in archery]pin
peg in the middle of a target, split the [in archery]cleave the pin
pin fixing a target [in archery]clout
range [in archery]level
release, moment of [in archery]loose
send [in archery]carry
shooting straight ahead [in archery]forehand
shot, determining/final [in archery]upshoot
split the peg in the middle of a target [in archery]cleave the pin
target [in archery]butt
target [in archery]level
target, white ring at the centre of a [in archery]white
white ring at the centre of a target [in archery]white

Themes and Topics

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Exclamations
Gods and goddesses...gh the oracle at delphi) poetry music archery and healing also known as phoebus apol...
World [outside Britain], places and peoples...f w asia known for skilled horsemen and archery pelion mw ii i 74 mountai...
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