broad arrow

a mark in the shape of a broad arrowhead, placed upon British government property.
Archery. an arrow having an expanded head.
Heraldry. pheon.

1350–1400; Middle English brod arwe Unabridged
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broad arrow
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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The combination of the chevron and pale illustrate a broad arrow, suggesting movement and accuracy.
The open circle represents the updraft core, with storm motion depicted by broad arrow.
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