crossbowman


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cross·bow

 (krôs′bō′, krŏs′-)
n.
A weapon consisting of a bow fixed crosswise on a wooden stock, with grooves on the stock to direct the projectile.

cross′bow′man n.
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's three.