to sling (a dart), shoot (an arrow).
I a mātou e noho rā, e mahi rā i te tohi taua, e kōperea mai ana e te iwi o te pā rā ā rātou kōpere ki a mātou (JPS 1902:240). / As we were sitting there performing the tohi taua rite the people of the pā were casting their kōpere darts at us.
Nā ka mea a Eriha ki a ia, E mau ki te kōpere, ki ngā pere: ā ka mau ia ki te kōpere, ki ngā pere (PT 2Kingi 13:15). / And Eli'sha said unto him, Take bow and arrows. And he took unto him bow and arrows.