I forgot where I read it, but archery or hunting with a bow is something ancient. Thought the first use of bow was some 60,000 years ago. You'd think we'd have it down pat by now

Index feather is? We can't use the word
Sheath? No, not for a knife.
Rankling arrow? For us, American Indians used them for game and enemies.
Herford? No, not a breed of cattle, but something of a whole herd of ______

You can find out here; http://www.audcoarchers.co.uk/ArchersDictionary.aspx

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