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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arrow  \Ar"row\,  n.  [OE.  arewe,  AS  arewe,  earh;  akin  to  Icel. 
  ["o]r,  ["o]rvar,  Goth.  arhwazna  and  perh.  L.  arcus  bow.  Cf 
  {Arc}.] 
  A  missile  weapon  of  offense,  slender,  pointed,  and  usually 
  feathered  and  barbed,  to  be  shot  from  a  bow. 
 
  {Broad  arrow}. 
  a  An  arrow  with  a  broad  head. 
  b  A  mark  placed  upon  British  ordnance  and  government 
  stores,  which  bears  a  rude  resemblance  to  a  broad 
  arrowhead. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arrow 
  n  1:  a  mark  to  indicate  a  direction  or  relation  [syn:  {pointer}] 
  2:  a  projectile  with  a  straight  thin  shaft  and  an  arrowhead  on 
  one  end  and  stabilizing  vanes  on  the  other  intended  to  be 
  shot  from  a  bow 




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