crossbow

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A crossbow

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From Middle English crosbowe, crossebowe, equivalent to cross +‎ bow.

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crossbow (plural crossbows)

  1. A mechanised weapon, based on the bow and arrow, that shoots bolts.
  2. A portable ballista that can be held in the hand.

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