KJV Dictionary Definition: dart


D'ART, n. Gr., a spear or lance.

1. A pointed missile weapon to be thrown by the hand; a short lance.

2. Any missile weapon; that which pierces and wounds.

And from about her shot darts of desire.

D'ART, v.t.

1. To throw a pointed instrument with a sudden thrust; as, to dart a javelin.

2. To throw suddenly or rapidly; to send; to emit; to shoot; applied to small objects, which pass with velocity; as, the sun darts his beams on the earth.

Or what ill eyes malignant glances dart. Pope.

D'ART, v.i.

1. To fly or shoot, as a dart; to fly rapidly.

2. To spring and run with velocity; to start suddenly and run; as, the deer darted from the thicket.


D'ARTED, pp. Thrown or hurled as a pointed instrument; sent with velocity.


D'ARTING, ppr. Throwing, as a dart; hurling darts; flying rapidly.