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broad arrow

noun
1.
a mark in the shape of a broad arrowhead, placed upon British government property.
2.
Archery. an arrow having an expanded head.
3.
Heraldry. pheon.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English brod arwe
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British Dictionary definitions for broad arrow

broad arrow

noun
1.
a mark shaped like a broad arrowhead designating British government property and formerly used on prison clothing
2.
an arrow with a broad head
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