Then he snatched from Vigitello's hands one of the cross-bows that he bore and set a shaft to it.
These were furnished to the navy when cross-bows, long-bows, and slur-bows were used.
But where are we to get long-bows and cross-bows and slings?
All the little men who witnessed this scene deluged their cross-bows with tears.
There were two denominations of cross-bows—latches and prodds.
His men were armed with cross-bows and muskets, and he had several small cannon.
After these came the marksmen with firelocks, bows, and cross-bows, some on horseback and some on foot.
Cross-bows and arrows will be used, but the weapons will be blunted.
These weapons of volley were not even confined to fire-arms, but included bows and cross-bows.
Thence to Molke on the Danube, where is the best manufacture of cross-bows, having besides a very handsome Carthusian monastery.