1) The distance travelled by a flight-arrow, designed for long-range shooting.

1500 they came nygh the place by 1 flightshot, Roxby

1620 a Chapell a flight shott distant from the abbeystead, Meaux. Examples have been noted of distances estimated at two and even three flight-shots and the following is particularly interesting: 1556 in Welburne Feld abouttes ii flight shottes from Hardie Flate … every tenth stowke of the barlie was marked with a dockan for the tith gatherer, Whitwell.

dates 1500 1556 1620

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