William Tell

Definitions of William Tell
  1. noun
    a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
    synonyms: Tell
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    archer, bowman
    a person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrow
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