Archer

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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 ?
And so it came, what with the ferocity of the banths and the numbers of the bowmen, that at last the Torquasians fell back, until presently the platform upon which stood Carthoris and Thuvia lay directly in the centre of the fight.
To Carthoris the strangest part of the battle had been the terrific toll taken by the bowmen with their relatively puny weapons.
Know that I have laid a wager with the King that ye can outshoot the best five whom he has found in all his bowmen." The five men pressed the scarfs to their lips in token of fealty.