trebuchet

[ treb-yoo-shet, treb-yoo-shet ]SEE DEFINITION OF trebuchet
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The trebuchet was a much later invented machine than the catapult, and, being built on a much larger scale, was more powerful.

The trebuchet was another war machine used extensively during the Middle Ages.

Another variety of the trebuchet was the Biblia or Bible; but its distinctive character has not been ascertained.

By this means it throws with more exactness than the biffa, and to a greater distance than the trebuchet.

Such was the principle of the "trebuchet," the enormous engines which carried devastation and destruction to medieval castles.

Trebuchet, treb′ū-shet, n. a military engine like the ballista.

To these engines the besieged opposed the first trebuchet, and another mounted in the barbican.

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