Gelocen boge

Fram Wikipǣdian
(Edlǣded of Ȝelocen boȝe)
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Ealdlic Norðisc gelocen boge
Nīwlīc gelocen boge

Gelocen boge (on Nīwum Englisce hāteþ crossbow) is scēotende wǣpen þe on bogan þe sitt on bēame and scīett boltas stent.

Ǣr, æfter þǣm 4. hundredgēare, wæs se gelocena boge hefig on beadwum on Europelande and Asian, and ǣr þissum yldum fuhton Rōmānisce fēðan mid swylcum boge (se is manuballista on Lǣdne). Nū oftost brȳcþ man gelocenne bogan tō gamene, tō bysene on huntoðe and mearcscēotunge.