What does archery mean?
The definition of archery
Arch”er*y, n.
Etym: [OE. archerie.]

1 The use of the bow and arrows in battle, hunting, etc.; the art, practice, or skill of shooting with a bow and arrows.
2 Archers, or bowmen, collectively. Let all our archery fall off In wings of shot a-both sides of the van. Webster (1607).