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Archer

1. Frederick Scott. 1813--57, British inventor and sculptor. He developed (1851) the wet collodion photographic process, enabling multiple copies of pictures to be made
2. Jeffrey (Howard), Baron Archer of Weston-Super-Mare. born 1940, British novelist and Conservative politician. He was an MP from 1969 until 1974. His novels include Kane and Abel (1979), Honour Among Thieves (1993), and The Fourth Estate (1996): in 2000 he was imprisoned for perjury and attempting to pervert the course of justice
3. William. 1856--1924, Scottish critic and dramatist: made the first English translations of Ibsen

Archer

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

The Archer is a popular alternative name for the sign Sagittarius.

Archer

[′är·chər]
(astronomy)
References in classic literature ?
But I will only match them with thy archers providing that thou wilt grant a free pardon to all that may come in my behalf.
And she looked around upon them that stood about; but no one spake or cared to wager upon the Queen's side against such archers as Tepus and Gilbert and Clifton.
Moreover, there are no such archers as His Majesty's in all the world; therefore I would but lose my money.
At this, all that stood around whispered to one another, wondering what it all meant, and what three men the Queen was about to set against those famous archers of the King's guard.
And now the ten archers of the King's guard took their stand again, and all the great crowd was hushed to the stillness of death.
All the archers around Gilbert's booth shouted for joy till their throats were hoarse, tossing their caps aloft, and shaking hands with one another.
For by my silver mitre, the King's archers are men who have no peers.
Now the ten chosen archers from the King's bands came forth again and took their stand; and with them stood forth the twelve untried men from the open lists.
Then turning to his five victorious archers, who had drawn near, he added, "Ye have heard, my men, how that I have a wager with the Queen upon your prowess.
Another target was now set up, at the same distance as the last, and it was decided that the ten archers should shoot three arrows in turn.
The archers dropped upon one knee as he passed, but he gave them a single baleful look and was gone.
And after they were gone, the King's archers came crowding around Robin and his men, eager to get a glimpse of the fellows about whom they had heard so much.