trebucket


trebucket
noun
an engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles
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Derivationally related forms: ↑catapultian (for: ↑catapult), ↑catapultic (for: ↑catapult), ↑catapult (for: ↑catapult)
Hypernyms: ↑engine

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noun
see trebuchet 1

Useful english dictionary. 2012.