A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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Arrow schot, Arow schot, n. [e.m.E. arrow shot.] A shot with an arrow; esp. as a measure of distance, a bow-shot. Within ane arow schot on athyr syde; Doug. xi. xii. 27.
On the eist side of this ile ther is a bore, … mair nore an arrow shot of any man; 1549 Monro Iles (1774) 39.
I charme thé for arrow-schot; 1607 Crim. Trials II. 536.

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