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crossbow

a weapon used to fire darts filled with immobilizing agent at otherwise uncontrollable animals. Less dangerous than cordite guns and does not scare other animals because there is no noise.
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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency law enforcement training coordinator Fred Funte says game wardens have "confiscated more crossbows in the past two years than all of the previous years I can recall: However, Funte doesn't think the over all rate of poaching has gone up since cross bows were legalized in Tennessee in 2005.
On Sunday a 22-year-old man was shot in the head with a ten inch cross bow bolt in Devon Road, Frankley, following an argument in the street.
Cross Bow Technologies: MicroNAV, a digital sensor and servo control board for miniature ground and air robotic vehicles.
As a result, the traditional August archery and cross bow seasons of Zone A are now limited only to areas south of this line.
Van Helsing is seen more like "Dracula's" personal physician and a bit like a mad scientist, instead of a cross bow wielding vampire hunting action figure that many fans expect from the character.
I shoot my bolt into it when I'm done for the day However, I do take the bolt out of the cross bow before I climb down out of my treestand.
It's also very worrying there's someone out there with a cross bow who's using it at will.
As usual, Jimmy Hill has been getting his St George's Cross bow tie in a twist over the fact that so many people up here refuse to cheer for England.
New weapons - A cross bow and Uzi are just two of the 11 weapons available to blow away hunters.
Step back in time to try out fletching, casting, spinning, weaving, or even test your aim with a long or cross bow.
Archers of all abilities" are welcome which was just as well in our case because apart from a toy cross bow, none of us fired at a proper target before.