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  1. 206 B.C.-A.D. 221.
  2. Pile, a general English name for the point of an arrow, taken from the Roman word Pilum
  3. Ming-ti was one of the names given to whistling-arrows by the Chinese.
  4. A "catty" being a Chinese unit of weight, approximating 13 pounds.
  5. Sometimes also called Kabura-ya or Hiniki-ya
  6. Some Japanese bows were strong enough to need the strength of two men to string them.


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