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CROSS. contracts. A mark made by persons who are unable to write, instead of their names.
     2. When properly attested, and proved to have been made by the party whose name is written with the mark, it is generally admitted as evidence of the party's signature.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The R26 and Nitro XRT both include built-in cranks to make cocking the crossbow easy for just about anyone.
I will discuss it after we learn about the crossbow.
Pablo Ramos, director general of Hunters Knives in Oldham, where the crossbow was bought, says age verification was carried out.
Police are searching for the person who shot ducks with a crossbow at Cosmeston Lakes, Penarth
Crossbows will range from several hundred to a few thousand dollars.
Since then, as a bowhunter, I now need a crossbow, as most my age (82) do.
Crossbow designs and manufactures acceleration sensors that are integrated into inertial navigation and guidance systems.
CCTV caught the two men - one with the crossbow and another with a knife - pointing the weapon at point blank range towards the sub-postmaster.
CROSSBOW Cannibal accused Stephen Griffiths was back in prison last night after his fourth suicide attempt.
Wyoming, Arkansas and Ohio were the first states to permit crossbow usage.
Although Michigan does not guarantee the right to hunt and fish in its state constitution, as 10 other states do, it has expanded its crossbow regulations to attract more hunters.