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synonyms for trebuchet

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

Trebuchet, treb′ū-shet, n. a military engine like the ballista.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
To these engines the besieged opposed the first trebuchet, and another mounted in the barbican.
ANNALS OF A FORTRESSE. VIOLLET-LE-DUC
Such was the principle of the "trebuchet," the enormous engines which carried devastation and destruction to medieval castles.
BRITISH CASTLESCHARLES H. ASHDOWN
Conversely, we might describe a staff-sling as a hand-trebuchet.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 5 (OF 7) -- NOTES TO THE CANTERBURY TALESGEOFFREY CHAUCER
The medival trebuchet was a sling wielded by a gigantic arm of wood.
SCENES AND CHARACTERS OF THE MIDDLE AGESEDWARD LEWES CUTTS
The trebuchet was another war machine used extensively during the Middle Ages.
ARTILLERY THROUGH THE AGESALBERT MANUCY
Another variety of the trebuchet was the Biblia or Bible; but its distinctive character has not been ascertained.
ANCIENT ARMOUR AND WEAPONS IN EUROPEJOHN HEWITT
Matthew Paris mentions the plying by day and by night of the terrible trebuchet.
ANCIENT ARMOUR AND WEAPONS IN EUROPEJOHN HEWITT
The trebuchet was a much later invented machine than the catapult, and, being built on a much larger scale, was more powerful.
THE BOY CRAFTSMANA. NEELY HALL
By this means it throws with more exactness than the biffa, and to a greater distance than the trebuchet.
SCENES AND CHARACTERS OF THE MIDDLE AGESEDWARD LEWES CUTTS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TREBUCHET

  • 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.