arrowhead

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Etymology[edit]

arrow +‎ head

Noun[edit]

arrowhead (plural arrowheads)

  1. (weapon) The pointed part of an arrow.
    • 1879, Richard Jefferies, The Amateur Poacher, chapterII:
      Orion hit a rabbit once; but though sore wounded it got to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the side of the hole and was drawn out. Indeed, a nail filed sharp is not of much avail as an arrowhead; you must have it barbed, and that was a little beyond our skill.
  2. (symbol) The pointed part of an arrow.
  3. Any plant in the genus Sagittaria.

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