crossbowman

[ kraws-boh-muhn, -boh-, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˈboʊ mən, -ˌboʊ-, ˈkrɒs- /

noun, plural cross·bow·men.

(in medieval warfare) a soldier armed with a crossbow.
a person equipped with or skilled in the use of a crossbow.

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Origin of crossbowman

First recorded in 1490–1500; crossbow + -man
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