Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun william_tell

1 sense of william tell

Sense 1
Tell, William Tell -- (a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap))
       INSTANCE OF=> archer, bowman -- (a person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrow)

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