crossbowman

noun
cross·​bow·​man | \ ˈkrȯs-ˌbō-mən How to pronounce crossbowman (audio) \

Definition of crossbowman

: a person (such as a soldier or a hunter) whose weapon is a crossbow

First Known Use of crossbowman

circa 1500, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of crossbowman was circa 1500

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“Crossbowman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crossbowman. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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