broad arrow

broad arrows

Definitions of broad arrow
  1. noun
    an arrow with a wide barbed head
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    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
  2. noun
    a mark shaped like an arrowhead; used to mark convicts' clothing
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    a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation)
  3. noun
    an arrowhead mark identifying British government property
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    type of:
    insignia, mark, marker, marking
    a distinguishing symbol
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