Gelocen boge

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Ealdlic Norðisc gelocen boge
Nīƿlīc gelocen boge

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

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