broad arrow

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an arrowhead mark identifying British government property

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a mark shaped like an arrowhead

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an arrow with a wide barbed head

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A spinoff built around Nemo's daughter, it features characters from dime novels, like Broad Arrow Jack and Captain Mors, as well as a riff on Hugo Hercules, a comic-strip superhero who long predated Superman.
Now currently bearing the NATO roundel on the headstamp, WWII and pre-NATO Radway Green ammo was marked "RD", the year of production, and the broad arrow of the British Ministry of Defence.
Figure 2: Plain chest CT scans mediastinal window (2A) and lung window (2B), axial image shows dilated trachea (black arrow) with multiple sacculations (black broad arrow) in the proximal part of thoracic part of trachea involving posterolateral walls.
AS3 Christina Bexley piqued the admirals' interest after explaining the ship's ongoing work to expedite broad arrow reports, which are submitted when support equipment is inoperable and that inoperability causes an intermediate maintenance activity to lose its capability to support or repair aeronautical components.
Broad Arrow Forestry received a logging permit for work from 7 a.m.
Bowyer, Brick, Martin, Constable, Broad Arrow, Salt, Lanthorn, Wakefield, Bell, Beauchamp, Devereaux and Flint?
This kukri was issued in World War I to British Gurkha regiments and each blade bears World War I dates and a British war department broad arrow. Approximately 17 inches long, 2 1/2 inches wide, 3/8" thick, each kukri comes with original scabbard and will be shipped uncleaned and each may have small defects in the wood grip.
Bryant shot dead 35 people and wounded 19 others in the Broad Arrow Caf at the tourist attraction of Port Arthur, a former penal colony.
Once there, after hours of waiting, they were strip-searched and made to take a bath (the baths, Sylvia wrote, were 'indescribably dirty' and the water 'clouded with the scum of previous occupants') and then dress in scratchy prison clothes, stamped in black with the broad arrow. On their heads they wore white cotton caps fastened under the chin, and each was provided with a handkerchief to last for a week.
But the young girl died - along with 19 others in the Broad Arrow Cafe in Port Arthur, Tasmania.
She and 19 others died as the 28-year-old gunman let loose a hail of bullets in the crowded Broad Arrow cafe in Port Arthur.
In colonial days, a fine was imposed for cutting the species on public land, and surveyors for the king of England marked trees with an "R" or broad arrow to warn against cutting.
A: Well, of course the most tempting answer would be the "RFC" markings stand for "Royal Flying Corps, " but as the revolver has no British proofs or Broad Arrow markings, unfortunately any official-issue use by that unit seems remote.