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Old French dart, of Patrono:Gem[[Category:Patrono:Gem derivations|Dart]] origin; compare Old High German tart (javelin, dart), Old English dara, daro, Swedish dart dagger, Icelandic darrar (dart)

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Dart

Plural
Darts

Dart (plural Darts)
  1. A pointed missile weapon, intended to be thrown by the hand; a short lance; a javelin; any sharp-pointed missile weapon, as an arrow.
    • And he [Joab] took three darts in his hand, and thrust them through the heart of Absalom. - 2nd Samuel 18:14
  2. Anything resembling a dart; anything that pierces or wounds like a dart.
    • The artful inquiry, whose venomed dart Scarce wounds the hearing while it stabs the heart. - Hannah More
  3. A sudden or fast movement.
  4. Patrono:Sewing A fold that is stitched on a garment.
  5. (zoology) A fish; the dace.
  6. (in plural) A game of throwing darts at a target.

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  • dart sac (Zoölogy): a sac connected with the reproductive organs of land snails, which contains a dart, or arrowlike structure.

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to Dart

Third person singular
Darts

Simple past
Darted

Past participle
Darted

Present participle
Darting

to Dart (third-person singular simple present Darts, present participle Darting, simple past and past participle Darted)
  1. (transitive) To throw with a sudden effort or thrust, as a dart or other missile weapon; to hurl or launch.
  2. (transitive) To send forth suddenly or rapidly; to emit; to shoot; as, the sun darts forth his beams.
    Or what ill eyes malignant glances dart? - Alexander Pope
  3. (intransitive) To fly or pass swiftly, as a dart; to move rapidly in one direction; to shoot out quickly
  4. (intransitive) To start and run with velocity; to shoot rapidly along; as, the deer darted from the thicket.

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Dart

  1. A spear set as a prize in running. - Geoffrey Chaucer

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Of Patrono:Gem[[Category:fro:Patrono:Gem derivations|Dart]] origin.

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Dart m. (oblique plural darz, nominative singular darz, nominative plural dart)

  1. weapon similar to a javelin

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Dart c.

  1. darts (the game where the competitors throw small arrows against a circular target)
  2. (rare) dart (one of the small arrows in the game of darts)

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