Definition of Arblast. Meaning of Arblast. Synonyms of Arblast

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Definition of Arblast

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.
Arblast Ar"blast, n. A crossbow. See Arbalest.

Meaning of Arblast from wikipedia

- The arbalest (also arblast) was a late variation of the crossbow coming into use in Europe during the 12th century. A large weapon, the arbalest had a...
- bow (Eastern European, Chinese) Turkish bow (Eastern European) Arbalest, Arblast (European) Bullet Bow, English bullet bow, pellet crossbow (European) Crossbow...