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crossbowman

[kraws-boh-muh n, -boh-, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˈboʊ mən, -ˌboʊ-, ˈkrɒs-/
noun, plural crossbowmen.
1.
(in medieval warfare) a soldier armed with a crossbow.
2.
a person equipped with or skilled in the use of a crossbow.
Origin of crossbowman
1490-1500
1490-1500; crossbow + -man
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