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Meaning of "broad arrow" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BROAD ARROW

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BROAD ARROW

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adjective
verb
adverb
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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Broad arrow is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BROAD ARROW MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Broad arrow

A broad arrow or pheon is a type of arrow with a typically flat barbed head. It is a symbol used traditionally in heraldry, most notably in England, and later the United Kingdom to mark government property.

Definition of broad arrow in the English dictionary

The definition of broad arrow in the dictionary is a mark shaped like a broad arrowhead designating British government property and formerly used on prison clothing. Other definition of broad arrow is an arrow with a broad head.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BROAD ARROW

broad
broad a
broad bean
Broad Church
broad gauge
broad jump
broad seal
broad-based
broad-brimmed
broad-gauge
broad-leaved
broad-minded
broad-mindedly
broad-mindedness
broad-shouldered
broad-spectrum
broadaxe
broadband
broadbill
broadbrim

WORDS THAT END LIKE BROAD ARROW

arrow
barrow
bone marrow
bow and arrow
chipping sparrow
Cupid´s arrow
disc harrow
farrow
harrow
house sparrow
Jarrow
marrow
narrow
song sparrow
sparrow
straight arrow
straight-arrow
tomorrow
tree sparrow
wheelbarrow
yarrow

Synonyms and antonyms of broad arrow in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «broad arrow» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BROAD ARROW

Find out the translation of broad arrow to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of broad arrow from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «broad arrow» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

阔箭
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

amplio flecha
570 millions of speakers

English

broad arrow
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

व्यापक तीर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

السهم واسع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

широкая стрелка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

seta larga
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিস্তৃত তীর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

large flèche
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Anak panah luas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Broad Arrow
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ブロードアロー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

넓은 화살표
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Panah sing godhongé amba
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mũi tên rộng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பரந்த அம்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विस्तृत बाण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Geniş ok
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Broad Arrow
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szeroka strzałka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

широка стрілка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

săgeată larg
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ευρεία βέλος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

breë pyl
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bred pil
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Broad Arrow
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of broad arrow

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BROAD ARROW»

The term «broad arrow» is regularly used and occupies the 73.209 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BROAD ARROW» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «broad arrow» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «broad arrow» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about broad arrow

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BROAD ARROW»

Discover the use of broad arrow in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to broad arrow and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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New England Masts and the Kings Broad Arrow
This small book brings to focus the early settlement of coastal New England and the forgotten mast trade upon which the American lumbering and shipping enterprises were built.
‎2000
2
Warman's World War II Collectibles: Identification and Price ...
Marching Compass • Black finished brass body with white direction indicators, floating compass dial reads in compass degrees and direction notations, flip-up lens with sighting device, lanyard ring, and base stamped with Broad Arrow proof , ...
Michael E. Haskew, 2010
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Broad Arrow: Being Passages from the History of Maida ...
Caroline Woolmer Leakey (1827-1881), who also wrote under the pseudonym Oline Keese, was the author of: Lyra Australis; or, Attempts to Sing in a Strange Land (1854), Broad Arrow: Being Passages from the History of Maida Gwynnham, A Lifer ...
Caroline Leakey, 2008
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Warman's World War II Collectibles: Identification and Price ...
.38 WEBLEY HOLSTER, LEATHER • Brown leather holster with characteristic British P14 style grained finish and pebble-grained dome snap closure, interior has British Broad Arrow proof stamp “Made in England” and maker's stamp. Interior ...
John Graf, 2007
5
The tower from within
The Broad Arrow Tower The name Broad Arrow as applied to a Tower naturally suggests the Government Broad Arrow mark. But though no records can be found on the subject, and as there is nothing structural to suggest a broad arrow, about  ...
George John Younghusband, 1919
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Writing a New World: Two Centuries of Australian Women Writers
Yet when Caroline Leakey (1827-81) published her novel The Broad Arrow in 1859 she presented her audience with the first authentic account of convict life - and the main character was a woman. Traditionally, the honours for the first convict ...
Dale Spender, 1988
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Climate Change: An Encyclopedia of Science and History
All the large branches were cut from the Broad Arrow tree before it was felled. Also, all nearby trees were cut to prevent damage to the mast tree as it fell. The small branches were left on to help reduce the force of the fall. If there was snow on ...
Brian Black, David M. Hassenzahl, Jennie C. Stephens, 2013
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Report of the Department of Mines for the Year...
Having received instructions to visit Paddington and Broad Arrow in connection with the application, the Assistant Geologist, Mr. Gibson, was employed to collect the necessary geological data bearing on the question. The mining centres of ...
Western Australia. Dept. of Mines, 1903
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Statistical Register of Western Australia
BROAD ARROW GOLDFIELD-continued. 201-шиши, Ltd. (Bardoc) I 390 534 390 534 ', 1'37 King Edward Leases (Black Flag) 130 605 130 605 4'66 Lady Bountiful G.M. Со., N.L. (Blaak Flag 25 825 6,921 10,953 6,946 11,778 1'69 Broad ...
10
Shelldrake: Canadian Artillery Museums and Gun Monuments
SBML 9-pounder Gun, weight 26-2-2 (2,970 lbs), broad arrow, C, Queen Anne cypher (1702 to 1714). Castle Hill National Historic Site. SBML 12-pounder Gun, weight 33-0-20 (3,716 lbs), broad arrow, King George III cypher. Blomefield SBML ...
Harold A. Skaarup, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BROAD ARROW»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term broad arrow is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Loft : Karl Urban porte une Omega Speedmaster Broad Arrow
Dans le film The Loft (2014) d'Erik van Looy, Karl Urban porte une Omega Speedmaster Broad Arrow avec cadran blanc. L'histoire : Le corps ... «Montres-de-luxe.com, Jun 15»
2
Deconstructed: Omega Speedmaster Professional 'Moonwatch …
CK 2915 'Broad Arrow,' was, according to vintage Omega ads, ... CK 2998, for which the 'Broad Arrow'-style hands were replaced with 'Alpha' ... «Christie's, Jun 15»
3
New Grandmaster for English Freemasons
English Constitution — Prince Alfred, Lodge of Loyalty, Broad Arrow Lodge and the English Installed Masters Lodge. Scottish Constitution ... «Royal Gazette, Jun 15»
4
Merrimack's second brewery marks first year of business with day …
Other mainstays include Auburn, a red ale, Broad Arrow, an IPA and a Belgian specialty ale called Emma Wood. Seasonal offerings come and ... «Nashua Telegraph, Jun 15»
5
THIS OLD TOWN: The white pine, my favorite tree
... the base and at least 72 feet tall were marked with three hatchet slashes called the “King's Broad Arrow” and thereby reserved for the Navy. «Wicked Local Mansfield, Jun 15»
6
Relics of Long-Lost Shipwreck Unveiled
Covered with algae and rust, the bell was nonetheless clearly stamped with the broad arrow symbol of the British Royal Navy, and embossed ... «History, Jun 15»
7
Saudi Arabia advertises for executioners
Photo by Broad Arrow/wikimedia. RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, May 19 (UPI) -- Saudi Arabia is in need of eight new executioners, its civil service ... «UPI.com, May 15»
8
OP-ED: Back To The Future – Omega's Speedmasters
This watch is undeniably good looking and had some features which were lost on later models, such as the broad arrow hands, the bracelet ... «Rocca News, May 15»
9
New England is the historic heart of America and you'll fall in love …
The family-run inn has two restaurants, the Broad Arrow Tavern and the Maine Harvest Dining Room. On track: Caroline at the scenic railway ... «mirror.co.uk, Apr 15»
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TRAVELIN' MAINE(RS): Freeport
Brunch guests are free to eat in either the Maine Dining Room or the Broad Arrow Tavern, which includes outside seating in the summer. «Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel, Apr 15»

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