Definition of archery:
sport (part of speech: noun)
- table tennis,
- water polo,
Having so said, he bade them take courage, passed over the river, and himself first of all led them against the enemy, clad in a coat of mail, with shining steel scales and a fringed mantle; and his sword might already be seen out of the scabbard, as if to signify that they must without delay come to a hand- to- hand combat with an enemy whose skill was in distant fighting, and by the speed of their advance curtail the space that exposed them to the archery.- "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
- "Round-about Rambles in Lands of Fact and Fancy", Frank Richard Stockton.
- "The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow", Anna Katharine Green.