The art, sport, or skill of shooting with a bow and arrow. Can be used in hunting, battle etc.
Robin Hood does Archery.
by kairi 3 March 13, 2009
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A sport using a human-powered projectile weapon called a bow that shoots fin stabilized arrows. The objective is usually to try and get a bullseye.
I did Archery and shot a bullseye!
by Thatonekid87 June 12, 2020
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The act of shooting a stick called an arrow at a target with a bow from various distances.

It is shot at distances such as 9, 18, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 90 meters.

Bows come normally in 3 styles, longbow like the native american indians or mongolians use, compound bow that hunters use that has 2 pully ish things on the ends, and recurve bows that have a little curve near the end of the bendy part and a stiff handle in the middle. All bows also have strings.

Never tell an archer that archery is not a sport, as they will hate you and possibly kill you.

Saying "shoot a bow and arrow" or similar to an archer will result in them thinking of you as an idiot forever, but they will not hate you.

Archer: someone who shoots archery
RA: resident athlete at the olympic training center, training for the olympics
OTC: olympic training center, in chula vista california, for america
Bow: thing that shoots arrow
arrow: super expensive stick
quiver: arrow holder safety device
Range: place of shooting archery
Target: thing that is shot at
Dude you shoot a bow and arrow?

Its actually called archery but yeah.
by That awesome archer October 23, 2010
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A sport in which several key terms refer to the male sex organ, such as "cockfeather" and "shaft".
In archery, the teacher reminds us to "knock up with the cock up"
by anne ahni mous May 12, 2004
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The outermost ring of the butt.
Judging the archery, the victim was 26 years old at time of death.
by brckstars August 30, 2009
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The thing dances are a celebration of.
The old me would have been excited, but the new me knows that dances are just a celebration of patriot archery.”
by TheMoosetopian September 30, 2021
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Urban Archery is an internationally recognised sport. Basically a man (sorry, no gender equality here ladies) puts a traffic cone on his head and then runs as fast as he can at a road sign. Yeah... not a lot of rules and/or aim to the sport but you get the idea.
Joe: Ay up. Do you want to play Urban Archery
Boy: Yes. Yes I do.
by max_b October 29, 2009
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