Associations to the word «Crossbow»

Wiktionary

CROSSBOW, noun. A mechanised weapon, based on the bow and arrow, which fires bolts.

Dictionary definition

CROSSBOW, noun. A bow fixed transversely on a wooden stock grooved to direct the arrow (quarrel).

Wise words

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C. S. Lewis