crossbownoun [ C ]uk /ˈkrɒs.bəʊ/ us /ˈkrɑːs.boʊ/
Examples from literature
- Another form of this sport is shooting with crossbows at a target.
- He always carried his crossbow with him, to protect the sheep.
- He was dressed in ancient garb, carrying a large crossbow in his right hand.
- Lifting his crossbow he aimed and pulled the trigger.
- St. George is the patron generally of those who use the crossbow.