Crossbar

Definition of Crossbar

Cross´bar`   Pronunciation: ~bär`
n.1.A transverse bar or piece, as a bar across a door, or as the iron bar or stock which passes through the shank of an anchor to insure its turning fluke down.
Crossbar shot
a projectile which folds into a sphere for loading, but on leaving the gun expands to a cross with a quarter ball at the end of each arm; - used in naval actions for cutting the enemy's rigging.

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