Definition of Toxophilite. Meaning of Toxophilite. Synonyms of Toxophilite

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Definition of Toxophilite

Toxophilite
Toxophilite Tox*oph"i*lite, n. [Gr. to`xon a bow + filei^n to love.] A lover of archery; one devoted to archery.

Meaning of Toxophilite from wikipedia

- person who is fond of or an expert at archery is sometimes called a toxophilite or a marksman. The oldest known evidence of arrows comes from South African...
- century. Sir Ashton Lever, an antiquarian and collector, formed the Toxophilite Society in London in 1781, under the patronage of George, then Prince...
- Ninnyhammer 1854: Phaeton 1855: Pugnator 1856: Fly-by-Night 1857: Sydney 1858: Toxophilite 1859: Gamester 1860: The Wizard 1861: J**** 1862: Carisbrook 1863: Onesander...
- English writing." The word "Toxophilus" was invented by Ascham. The noun "toxophilite", meaning "a lover or devotee of archery, an archer", is derived from...
- person who is fond of or an expert at archery is sometimes called a toxophilite. The most po****r competitions worldwide are called target archery. Another...
- Foundation of the Toxophilite Society at Leicester Square, London; it later gained royal patronage and became the Royal Toxophilite Society in 1787. Events...
- Ancient Forest of Arden are an exclusive society of longbow shooting toxophilites, founded (or possibly re-founded) in 1758 in the village of Meriden,...
- Newminster The Slave Lady Langden Kettledrum Haricot Quiver (GB) 1872 Toxophilite Longbow Legerdemain Young Melbourne mare Young Melbourne Brown Bess (Family...
- become patron, of the Woodmen of Arden. This is a prestigious society of Toxophilites who meet to shoot longbows at their ground in the Forest of Arden in...
- making pot pourri by dipping dried flowers in perfumed water. The Fair Toxophilites by William Powell Frith (1872). Archery, or toxophily, became a po****r...
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