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crossbow:

see bow and arrowbow and arrow,
weapon consisting of two parts; the bow is made of a strip of flexible material, such as wood, with a cord linking the two ends of the strip to form a tension from which is propelled the arrow; the arrow is a straight shaft with a sharp point on one end and
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The Game and Wildlife Code specifies that hunters must be at least 50 yards away from occupied buildings if using a bow or cross bow or 150 yards if using a firearm before attempting to take wildlife, unless they have advance permission from individuals whose safety zones they encroach.
Police are hunting a couple believed to be responsible for a series of robberies in Birmingham where one man was shot with a cross bow and a woman threatened with a meat cleaver.
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A LOCAL animal lover whose cat was killed after it was harpooned with a cross bow has been dealt another nasty blow.
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Van Helsing is seen more like "Dracula's" personal physician and a bit like a mad scientist, instead of a cross bow wielding vampire hunting action figure that many fans expect from the character.
It's also very worrying there's someone out there with a cross bow who's using it at will.
As usual, Jimmy Hill has been getting his St George's Cross bow tie in a twist over the fact that so many people up here refuse to cheer for England.
The Weider Platinum Cross Bow will be available for $899.
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