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

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Magnanimous to the crossbowman who discharged the bolt that precipitated his lingering death from gangrene, yet he was capable of ordering the ruthless slaughter of prisoners at Acre in 1191.
Becerrillo was rewarded with a share of the spoils worth one and a half times that of a crossbowman, and Leoncillo took home five hundred pesos in gold.