(1) He grunted in pain as a bolt from a crossbow tore a gash in his leg, then he plunged into the water and sank.(2) The crossbow was too popular and too useful in war for either participating side of a war to give up its use.(3) He was hit with a bolt from the crossbow and then struck a number of times across the back of the head.(4) Alex carefully took a bolt out of her crossbow and held it deftly into her mouth.(5) A crossbow , rifles, swords and bayonets were some of the items collected at police stations across the region.(6) Then one of then pulled out a crossbow and shot arrows above my head.(7) A goose miraculously survived when two bolts fired from a crossbow went through its neck.(8) Bows fell into three main types: the composite bow, the crossbow , and the longbow.(9) The crusaders consisted mainly of knights and some crossbowmen .(10) Dozens of sentries and crossbowmen kept watch on the battlements, and mounted cavalry patrolled the keep walls and the surrounding area.(11) The movie features many different races using many different types of longbows and crossbows in warfare.(12) He quickly formed his army up to meet an attack, but his crossbowmen were still on the other side of the river.(13) Other lethal weapons such as swords, bayonets, crossbows and knives have also been surrendered.(14) They used the cars for cover, effectively avoiding the badly-aimed wooden bolts of crossbows .(15) They branched into other sporting goods, including pellet guns, crossbows and daggers.(16) Here's another page about crossbows in the medieval period.