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FRIARS GATE ARCHERS

Archery

Archery is shooting with a bow and arrows at a target as a sport.

The word comes from the Latin arcus. Historically, archery has been used for hunting and combat. In modern times, it is mainly a competitive sport and recreational activity.

A person who participates in archery is typically called an archer or a bowman — and a person who is fond of or an expert at archery is sometimes called a toxophilite