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a bow fixed transversely on a wooden stock grooved to direct the arrow (quarrel)

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The dual-polarized cross bow tie dipole antenna can be found in [10], which provides a high isolation of more than 30 dB.
Kosid, who had been cross bow hunting for deer, was wearing camouflage at the time of the accident.
Police were alerted when he returned home in a rage and began assembling weapons - the air-rifle, a cross bow, a catapult and an axe - on the kitchen floor.
I hunt with a shotgun and with a cross bow," Burt said.
The cross bow kill is a small fraction of the overall deer harvest in most states and often amounts to half or less of the vertical bow kill.
With an arsenal of four weapons, a cross bow, cannon, fire cannon and grenade launcher, the player must strategically select which weapon to use and in what order.
On this occasion he was given only small leeway due to the extreme weather (to give you some idea of the conditions, it took Cross Bow 12 hours to get from Tasman Light to Cape Raoul, a distance of just 11 miles).
Police have been on heightened alert after police stopped a car with a large container strapped to its roof and arrested the driver after finding gasoline canisters, a chainsaw, a cross bow, arrows and sledge hammers inside on Thursday.
Summary: TORONTO u Police on heightened alert before a summit of world leaders stopped a car with a large container strapped to its roof and arrested the driver after finding gasoline canisters, a chainsaw, a cross bow, arrows and sledge hammers inside.
There was also a cross bow, samurai sword, machete and an air rifle found at the house.
The forensic searches at Gavan's property took several days to complete and led to the recovery of more than 50 improvised explosive devices (IEDs), approximately 40 knives, a cross bow and arrows and more than 30 guns.
West Mercia Police expressed concern at reports that the devices are instructing drivers to cross Bow Brook, near Pershore, despite the death of Judge Eric Dickinson last month.
For cross bow marksmen, we have the HSLA steels at yield strengths roughly from 220-500 Mpa; the complex phase steels from 370-890 Mpa; the dual phase steels from 270-700 Mpa; the TriP steels from 380-780 Mpa; the ultra high strength steels from 550-1500 Mpa; and hot stamped steels up to 1200 Mpa yield strengths.
When JIMMY HILL stuck his neck out you couldn't help feeling that his St George's Cross bow tie could do with a bit of tightening.
It runs from front to back and serves as the anchor point for virtually everything else that completes the cross bow.