Translation of crossbow in Spanish:

crossbow

ballesta, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkrɔsˌboʊ//ˈkrɒsbəʊ/

noun

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    ballesta feminine
    • Bows fell into three main types: the composite bow, the crossbow, and the longbow.
    • A crossbow, rifles, swords and bayonets were some of the items collected at police stations across the region.
    • They branched into other sporting goods, including pellet guns, crossbows and daggers.
    • A group of soldiers come out with crossbows ready, their bolts burning at the end.
    • Here's another page about crossbows in the medieval period.
    • Then one of then pulled out a crossbow and shot arrows above my head.
    • The men with crossbows quickly dropped their weapons and unsheathed their swords.
    • She took them to several different stands, all selling guns, crossbows, and other kinds of projectile weapons.
    • The movie features many different races using many different types of longbows and crossbows in warfare.
    • Other lethal weapons such as swords, bayonets, crossbows and knives have also been surrendered.
    • He was hit with a bolt from the crossbow and then struck a number of times across the back of the head.
    • The crossbows on the other hand were horizontal and would be drawn back and latched.
    • It houses thousands of weapons, including guns and ammunition, knives, knuckledusters, coshes, crossbows and swords.
    • Still, the bolts on the crossbows were pointed at him and he had no wish to die.
    • Alex carefully took a bolt out of her crossbow and held it deftly into her mouth.
    • They used the cars for cover, effectively avoiding the badly-aimed wooden bolts of crossbows.
    • A goose miraculously survived when two bolts fired from a crossbow went through its neck.
    • He grunted in pain as a bolt from a crossbow tore a gash in his leg, then he plunged into the water and sank.
    • The weapons unearthed include crossbows, hooks, lances, arrowheads, spears and swords.
    • The crossbow was too popular and too useful in war for either participating side of a war to give up its use.