crossbow


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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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It obviously would be terrifying bearing in mind that dreadful weapon you had - the crossbow. "It was then you were in possession of a stun gun.
They lock the crossbow in a vice and shoot it with no wind and perfectly tuned arrows.
As far as launching arrows goes, a crossbow isn't that different from an airbow, but the operation that makes that possible is entirely new to me.
Resident underage and senior hunters must buy a Class RB stamp to take additional archery or crossbow deer, but resident landowners hunting on their own property and Class DT (Life-threatening Conditions) license holders are not required to purchase any additional archery stamps.
For the trailing 12 months ended June 30, 2018, Ravin Crossbows reported net revenue of approximately USD 46m.
Miaoli Animal Care and Health Office director Chang Chun-I told Liberty Times that using a crossbow to injure a cat is a violation of the Animal Protection Act, which is punishable with a sentence of up to two years in prison and a fine of NT$200,000 (US$6,500) to NT$2 million (US$65,000).
Jamieson These are highly dangerous weapons stylised in a very similar way to the zombie knives and I have no doubt that, as a crossbow with 80lbs of draw power that these could easily be used to seriously injure or cause fatality to other people.
In a letter to Home Secretary Amber Rudd, he said: "With these crossbows it is a much similar issue, a highly dangerous item that cost little more than PS30.
South Wales Police said they were investigating after one duck was found with a crossbow bolt sticking out of one of its hips.
A toothpick launched from the crossbow may not pierce the skin too deeply, but it could easily damage the eye if hit.
Axle-to-axle width is a critical factor often overlooked by prospective crossbow hunters.
That said, there has never been a nationwide survey of archers to determine the popularity of shooting bows or crossbows, or even who exactly is doing the shooting.