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synonyms for crossbow

  • ammunition
  • bomb
  • cannon
  • firearm
  • gun
  • knife
  • machete
  • machine gun
  • missile
  • nerve gas
  • pistol
  • revolver
  • rifle
  • shotgun
  • sword
  • tear gas
  • arbalest
  • archery
  • arrow
  • assegai
  • ax
  • axe
  • backsword
  • ballista
  • banderilla
  • barong
  • bat
  • baton
  • battle-ax
  • bayonet
  • bazooka
  • blackjack
  • blade
  • blowgun
  • bludgeon
  • boomerang
  • catapult
  • cleaver
  • club
  • cudgel
  • cutlass
  • dagger
  • dart
  • dirk
  • flamethrower
  • harpoon
  • hatchet
  • howitzer
  • lance
  • musket
  • saber
  • scythe
  • slingshot
  • spear
  • spike
  • stiletto
  • switchblade
  • anlace
  • atlatl
  • billy club
  • bow and arrow
  • bowie knife
  • brass knuckles
  • hunting knife
  • nuclear bomb
  • nunchaku
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How to use crossbow in a sentence

Previously, scientists deduced these weapons act much like crossbows.
MANTIS SHRIMP START PRACTICING THEIR PUNCHES AT JUST 9 DAYS OLDCHARLES CHOIAPRIL 29, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
When police interviewed Jeremy Farmer, he told them he’d last seen his father in early November 2019, just before he supposedly left on the hunting trip with his gear, including a crossbow and rifles, packed as if he was ready to leave.
AN INDIANA MAN NEVER RETURNED FROM A HUNTING TRIP. STRANGE TEXTS AND EMOJIS LED POLICE TO HIS SON.KATIE SHEPHERDFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
So, unlike the regular crossbow which was usually supported by the shoulder, the balance for Chu-Ko-Nu was kept by only using the hands.
14 EXCEPTIONAL WEAPON SYSTEMS FROM HISTORY THAT WERE AHEAD OF THEIR TIMEDATTATREYA MANDALMARCH 26, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
Herbert laid down his great axe, set his crossbow, laid a quarrel and levelled into the dark.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
He grasps with his right hand a gun, or crossbow, and looks angrily towards the King, who seems somewhat confused and alarmed.
THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
He leaped upward, as high as possible, his crossbow in his hand.
SPACE PRISONTOM GODWIN
The Quarel or bolt used for the crossbow is shorter and thicker than that used for the longbow.
ARMOUR & WEAPONSCHARLES JOHN FFOULKES
Betwixt the third couple of towers were the butts for arquebus, crossbow, and arbalist.
THE BEST OF THE WORLD'S CLASSICS, RESTRICTED TO PROSE, VOL. VII (OF X)--CONTINENTAL EUROPE IVARIOUS
At nightfall the skirmishing ceased, and the two armies slept at a crossbow-shot from each other.
THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC, VOL. 1 AND 2 (OF 2)ANATOLE FRANCE
And by the door a crossbow—that fired machined metal bolts, he could see the tool marks still visible on their shanks.
DEATHWORLDHARRY HARRISON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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