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arrowheaded


arrowheaded


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arrowheaded  \Ar"row*head`ed\,  a. 
  Shaped  like  the  head  of  an  arrow;  cuneiform. 
 
  {Arrowheaded  characters},  characters  the  elements  of  which 
  consist  of  strokes  resembling  arrowheads,  nailheads,  or 
  wedges;  --  hence  called  also  nail-headed,  wedge-formed, 
  cuneiform,  or  cuneatic  characters;  the  oldest  written 
  characters  used  in  the  country  about  the  Tigris  and 
  Euphrates,  and  subsequently  in  Persia,  and  abounding  among 
  the  ruins  of  Persepolis,  Nineveh,  and  Babylon.  See 
  {Cuneiform}.