Dart. n.s. [dard, French.]
- A missile weapon thrown by hand; a small lance.
Here one is wounded or slain with a piece of a rock or flint; there another with a dart, arrow, or lance. Peacham.
O'erwhelm'd with darts, which from afar they fling,
The weapons round his hollow temples ring. Dryden's Æn.
- [In poetry.] Any missile weapon.