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Sixth Chapter.
Of the Glued Arrow

There are two sorts of glued arrows, sheaf[6] and flight. The sheaf arrows are usually thick, with high swan feathers, cut large, in the same shape as those of flight arrows, and have round iron heads. They are the regular arrows which the English use for butt and target shooting, for they find them, as they are, truer than any waxed arrow.

And if you would know what is a sheaf arrow, according to the English, every glued and iron-headed shaft, whether big or little, is called sheaf arrow.