the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
(n.) A fish; the dace. See Dace.
(v. t.) To throw with a sudden effort or thrust, as a dart or other missile weapon; to hurl or launch.
(v. t.) To throw suddenly or rapidly; to send forth; to emit; to shoot; as, the sun darts forth his beams.
(n.) A spear set as a prize in running.
(n.) Anything resembling a dart; anything that pierces or wounds like a dart.
(n.) A pointed missile weapon, intended to be thrown by the hand; a short lance; a javelin; hence, any sharp-pointed missile weapon, as an arrow.
(v. i.) To fly or pass swiftly, as a dart.
(v. i.) To start and run with velocity; to shoot rapidly along; as, the deer darted from the thicket.
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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Dart'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​web/​d/dart.html. 1828.