arbalest

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English arblast, from Old French arbaleste (modern arbalète), from Late Latin arcuballista, from Latin arcus + ballista.

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Noun[edit]

arbalest (plural arbalests)

  1. A late form of medieval crossbow, having a steel prod, or bow.

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arbalest

  1. crossbow