crossbow

A bow mounted horizontally on a wooden tiller and with the cord drawn back by hand or, in later examples, by a mechanical device. The powerful crossbow fired short arrows known as quarrels. These weapons were popular with hunters and target shooters. The crossbow is also known as an arbalest

crossbow

[n] - a bow fixed transversely on a wooden stock grooved to direct the arrow (quarrel)
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Crossbow

weapon with a bow arranged at a right-angle to a wooden stock; it was used to fire metal bolts
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Crossbow

Operational code name for Allied attacks on V-1 launch sites
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Crossbow

Cross'bow` (-bō`) noun (Archery) A weapon, used in discharging arrows, formed by placing a bow crosswise on a stock.
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crossbow

noun a bow fixed transversely on a wooden stock grooved to direct the arrow (quarrel)
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Crossbow

• (n.) A weapon, used in discharging arrows, formed by placing a bow crosswise on a stock.
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crossbow

leading missile weapon of the Middle Ages, consisting of a short bow fixed transversely on a stock, originally of wood; it had a groove to guide the ... [5 related articles]
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crossbow

crossbow: see bow and arrow.
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Crossbow

The crossbow (arbalist) is a bow fastened across a stock (hence the name
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crossbow

A bow mounted horizontally on a wooden tiller and with the cord drawn back by hand or, in later examples, by a mechanical device. The powerful crossbow fired short arrows known as quarrels. These weapons were popular with hunters and target shooters. The crossbow is also known as an arbalest
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Crossbow

[disambiguation] A crossbow is a projectile-shooting weapon consisting of a bow mounted on a stock. Crossbow may also mean: ==In business and brands== ==In media and entertainment== ==In military use== ==In transportation== ...
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Crossbow

[video game] Crossbow is a video arcade game released by Exidy in 1983. It was later published by Absolute Entertainment for the Commodore 64, DOS and by Atari for the 2600, 7800 and XE Game System starting in 1987. Crossbow was the first arcade game with fully digitized sound and speech (some earlier games such as Journey used a loop tape ...
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Crossbow

A crossbow is a type of weapon, based on the bow, consisting of a horizontal bow-like assembly mounted on a stock, that shoots projectiles called bolts or quarrels. The medieval crossbow was called by many names, most of which derived from the word ballista, a torsion siege engine resembling a crossbow. Historically, crossbows played a significant...
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Crossbow

weapon with a bow arranged at a right-angle to a wooden stock; it was used to fire metal bolts
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