arcubalist

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

See arbalist.

NounEdit

arcubalist (plural arcubalists)

  1. A crossbow.
    • 1825, Thomas Dudley Fosbroke, Encyclopædia of Antiquities:
      A Legionary Soldier appears on an ancient Seal endeavouring to bend the Arcubalist with his foot; but Dr. Meyrick does not think this sufficient to prove that it was the Stirrup Cross-bow []

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