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Definition of Arbalist

Arbalist
Arbalest Ar"ba*lest, Arbalist Ar"ba*list, n. [OF. arbaleste, LL. arbalista, for L. arcuballista; arcus bow + ballista a military engine. See Ballista.] (Antiq.) A crossbow, consisting of a steel bow set in a shaft of wood, furnished with a string and a trigger, and a mechanical device for bending the bow. It served to throw arrows, darts, bullets, etc. [Written also arbalet and arblast.] --Fosbroke.

Meaning of Arbalist from wikipedia

- same as an arbalest). In some cases, the word has been used to refer to arbalists, the people who actually used the weapon. "arbalest". Oxford English Dictionary...
- An arbalist, also spelled arbelist, is one who shoots a crossbow. An extensive list of archaic words for medieval crossbowmen is given by Payne-Gallwey...
- or quarrels. A person who shoots crossbow is called a crossbowman or an arbalist (after the arbalest, a European crossbow variant used during the 12th century)...
- narrow aperture in a fortification for an archer to launch arrows or an arbalist to launch crossbow bolts. The earliest use of the arrowslit was alleged...
- bowstring. "Skane Lockbow replica (and making of)". The Arbalist Guild.com (discussion forums). The Arbalist Guild.com (discussion forums). Retrieved 30 August...
- Chinese crossbows. A crossbowman or crossbow-maker is sometimes called an arbalist or arbalest. Arrow, bolt and quarrel are all suitable terms for crossbow...
- Another cl**** that was considered for the "ranged attacker" role was the Arbalist—a cl**** from Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City—but due to its high damage...
- Mateos (c. 1575 – 15 August 1643) was a horseback hunter and the prin****l arbalist of Philip IV of Spain. In 1634, he aut****d Origen y dignidad de la caça...
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