Definition of

Crossbow

  1. (noun, artifact) a bow fixed transversely on a wooden stock grooved to direct the arrow (quarrel)

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Crossbow

Hypernyms: bow

Origin of the word Crossbow

  1. mid-15c., from cross (n.) + bow (n.1). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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