Definition of crossbowman in English:

crossbowman

Pronunciation /-ˌbōmən/

nouncrossbowmen

See crossbow

‘He quickly formed his army up to meet an attack, but his crossbowmen were still on the other side of the river.’
  • ‘The crusaders consisted mainly of knights and some crossbowmen.’
  • ‘Dozens of sentries and crossbowmen kept watch on the battlements, and mounted cavalry patrolled the keep walls and the surrounding area.’
  • ‘The crossbowman took aim and let rip an arrow towards us.’
  • ‘A hand suddenly grabbed her arm and yanked her back against the wall, just out of the path of a crossbowman's fire.’