- the Archer ⇒ the constellation Sagittarius, the ninth sign of the zodiac
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
- Military, Sporta person who shoots with a bow and arrow.
- Military, Sporta person who shoots with a bow and arrow;
- (cap.) [Astron., Astrol.]the constellation or sign of Sagittarius.
- Fishan archerfish.
- Late Latin arcuārius, equivalent. to arcu-, stem of arcus bow (see arc) + -ārius -ary
- Anglo-French; Old French archier
- Middle English 1250–1300
Ar•cher (är′chər),USA pronunciation n.
- BiographicalWilliam, 1856–1924, Scottish playwright, drama critic, and translator.
- Astronomya male given name.
- Frederick Scott. 1813–57, British inventor and sculptor. He developed (1851) the wet collodion photographic process, enabling multiple copies of pictures to be made
- 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
- William. 1856–1924, Scottish critic and dramatist: made the first English translations of Ibsen
- a person skilled in the use of a bow and arrow