Vireton

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Vireton An arrow or bolt for a crossbow having feathers or brass placed at an angle with the shaft to make it spin in flying.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n vireton Same as vire,1.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. See Vire

Usage

In literature:

The feathered vireton* whizzed and entered the hunchback's left arm.
"Notre-Dame de Paris" by Victor Hugo
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