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See definition of arbalest on Dictionary.com
  • as incatapult
  • as inweapon

synonyms for arbalest

  • slingshot
  • ballista
  • heaver
  • hurler
  • pitcher
  • propeller
  • shooter
  • sling
  • tosser
  • trebuchet
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How to use arbalest in a sentence

Then Segramore kept the boat off, and Kempion bent his arbalest bow and aimed an arrow at the head of the beast.
FAIRY TALES FROM MANY LANDSKATHERINE PYLE
His Queries of course have reference to the long bow, and not to the arbalest, or cross-bow.
NOTES AND QUERIES, VOL. IV, NUMBER 99, SEPTEMBER 20, 1851VARIOUS
Then opening a large chest that stood against the wall, he rummaged a moment, and at last withdrew an arbalest quarrel.
LOVE-AT-ARMSRAPHAEL SABATINI
"Wrapped round an arbalest-bolt that fell on the ramparts yesterday whilst I was walking there alone," returned Gonzaga coolly.
LOVE-AT-ARMSRAPHAEL SABATINI
Through an arrow-slit he had watched him take down and examine an arbalest, place it on the table and sit down to write.
LOVE-AT-ARMSRAPHAEL SABATINI
The weapon still retained its supremacy as a missile over the clumsy arbalest with its complicated array of wheels and levers.
THE ART OF WAR IN THE MIDDLE AGES A.D. 378-1515C. W. C. OMAN
And hark ye, by the way, unwind the arbalest before you cross; it is ever well to be on the safe side.
A MONK OF FIFEANDREW LANG
The form of the arbalest of this time may be seen in our woodcut, No. 50.
ANCIENT ARMOUR AND WEAPONS IN EUROPEJOHN HEWITT
He looked, and there was poor Denys sinking, sinking, weighed down by his wretched arbalest.
THE CLOISTER AND THE HEARTHCHARLES READE
"On thy back," said he sharply, and seizing the arbalest and taking a stroke forward he aided the desired movement.
THE CLOISTER AND THE HEARTHCHARLES READE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO ARBALEST

  • arbalest
  • ballista
  • heaver
  • hurler
  • pitcher
  • propeller
  • shooter
  • sling
  • slingshot
  • tosser
  • trebuchet
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.