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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crossbow  \Cross"bow`\  (-b?`),  n.  (Archery) 
  A  weapon,  used  in  discharging  arrows,  formed  by  placing  a  bow 
  crosswise  on  a  stock. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crossbow 
  n  :  a  bow  fixed  transversely  on  a  wooden  stock  grooved  to  direct 
  the  arrow  (quarrel) 




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