At that point, the partner officer used the Taser in “contact mode,” which means it did not deploy the darts.
She smiles and darts out the door, looking—for now—like just another pretty young girl in Los Angeles.
The hobbling skirts and the exaggerated peplums and darts looked like the wild dreams of a woman … as envisioned by a man.
I took note that butt plugs are kind of shaped like darts; it looked pretty easy to slip one past the goalie.
My tween announces that she must and will say something to him and she darts away.
They poured down boiling pitch and rosin, and hurled stones and darts and arrows on the assailants.
Here the fluttering phantom of flying Aeneas darts and hides itself.
He is the king of the House of darts, and he has struck his foe.
Several of the men had little blowpipes, through which they released a shower of darts.
She would have to go about, a mark for the talkers, and behave as if nothing were in the air-full of darts!
early 14c., from Old French dart "throwing spear, arrow," from Proto-Germanic *darothuz cf. Old English daroð, Old High German tart, Old Norse darraþr "dart"). Italian and Spanish dardo are said to be from Germanic by way of Old Provençal.
late 14c., "to pierce with a dart," from dart (n.). Meaning "to move like a dart" is attested from 1610s. Related: Darted; darter; darting.
an instrument of war; a light spear. "Fiery darts" (Eph. 6:16) are so called in allusion to the habit of discharging darts from the bow while they are on fire or armed with some combustible material. Arrows are compared to lightning (Deut. 32:23, 42; Ps. 7:13; 120:4).