- Sharp? Sharpened?
- 1786: In the reign of Edward III. the price of a painted bow was 1s. 6d. that of a white bow 1s. a sheaf of arrows, if acerata, or sharpened, 1s. 2d. non acerata, or blunt 1s. — Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, page 38.
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