- Consisting of arrows.
- Formed or moving like, or in any respect resembling, an arrow; swift; darting; piercing.
1818, Mary Shelley, Frankenstein:
- I saw him in his boat, which shot across the waters with an arrowy swiftness and was soon lost amidst the waves.
- For usage examples of this term, see Citations:arrowy.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for arrowy in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)