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Men who live in multimillion-dollar houses and type on computers all day but spend their weekends running around the woods with crossbows!

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Previously, scientists deduced these weapons act much like crossbows.

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.

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.

Tyrion, now on the lam for patricide by crossbow, is destined for an unknown foreign port like a diminutive Edward Snowden.

Things take a dark turn when Joffrey forces Ros to beat Daisy with a whip, while he aims his crossbow at the pair.

All these things make Daryl more than just the cool guy with a crossbow.

And Daryl and his crossbow are as lethal as ever—though for a minute there it looked like a falling helicopter might do him in.

“Cross-sector,” “compounding factor,” and inspiring statistics fly like bolts from some particularly cheery crossbow.

Herbert laid down his great axe, set his crossbow, laid a quarrel and levelled into the dark.

He grasps with his right hand a gun, or crossbow, and looks angrily towards the King, who seems somewhat confused and alarmed.

He leaped upward, as high as possible, his crossbow in his hand.

The Quarel or bolt used for the crossbow is shorter and thicker than that used for the longbow.

Betwixt the third couple of towers were the butts for arquebus, crossbow, and arbalist.


On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crossbow, such as: ammunition, bomb, cannon, firearm, gun, and knife.

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