1. crossbow

noun. ['ˈkrɔsˌboʊ'] a bow fixed transversely on a wooden stock grooved to direct the arrow (quarrel).


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Words that Rhyme with Crossbow

  • oxbow

Example sentences of the word crossbow

1. Noun, singular or mass
The size of the piece you need depends upon the size and type of crossbow you are making.

2. Verb, base form
All big game open to rifle hunting is also open to bow and crossbow hunting.

3. Adjective
Turn the handle on the crossbow press until the crossbow string achieves a slackness sufficient enough to remove it.

Quotes containing the word crossbow

1. A crossbow?” Pigeon asked.I left my battle-ax in my other jeans,” the man said.
- Brandon Mull, The Candy Shop War