Crossbowman - definition of crossbowman by The Free Dictionary
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cross·bow (krôs′bō′, krŏs′-)
A weapon consisting of a bow fixed crosswise on a wooden stock, with grooves on the stock to direct the projectile.
References in classic literature
"In that you have vantage," said the crossbowman
. "By Saint James!
(20) While Orderic gives further detail about how Geoffrey Martel was shot by a crossbowman
during negotiation of a truce, he says nothing about Bertrada's complicity in his death.
These teams could reportedly fire eight shots per minute versus a single crossbowman