Definition of Arbalests

1. Noun. (plural of arbalest) ¹



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Definition of Arbalests

1. arbalest [n] - See also: arbalest

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arbalests

arationality
araucaria
araucaria family
araucarian
araucarias
aravaipaite
arayse
araysed
arayses
araysing
arb
arba
arbalest
arbalester
arbalesters
arbalests (current term)
arbalist
arbalister
arbalisters
arbalists
arbaprostil
arbas
arbekacin
arbekacins
arbelest
arbelests
arbelos
arbidol
arbit
arbiter

Literary usage of Arbalests

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1. The Lancashire Pipe Rolls of 31 Henry I., A. D. 1130, and of the Reigns of by Great Britain Exchequer, W. FARRER (1902)
"... by the lord king's gift, to wit, by the yearly service of two arbalests." The charter passed at Dorchester, most probably in 1189 or 1190, ..."

2. The Works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
"... while ten lie aloft with stones and arbalests. How like you that ?" " You, my cockerel, you. By Our Lady ! I am no chicken, but I cannot claim to know ..."

3. The Mediaeval Mind: A History of the Development of Thought and Emotion in by Henry Osborn Taylor (1919)
"At last, the arbalests were brought out from the camp, and the Saracens drew off—fled, says the Sire de Joinville. And the king was there, and "I took off ..."

4. Chronicles of the Crusades: Contemporary Narratives of the Crusade of by Richard (1903)
"... or whether the coat of mail was twofold, it availed little to resist the darts from their arbalests. Nevertheless, the Turks kept mining from within, ..."

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