Middle English Dictionary Entry

archēr, -iēr n.
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One who is trained in the use of bow and arrow: (a) a soldier armed with a bow or longbow, longbowman, archer; also, crossbowman [quot. 1509]; archers and arblasters, longbowmen and crossbowmen; (b) one who hunts with bow and arrow, bowman; (c) as surname [see Thuresson, ME Occup.Terms 161].
Astron. The zodiacal sign Sagittarius.