Definition of Catapults

1. Noun. (plural of catapult) ¹



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Definition of Catapults

1. catapult [v] - See also: catapult

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Catapults

cataplectic
catapleiite
cataplexies
cataplexy
catapuce
catapult
catapulted
catapulter
catapulters
catapultian
catapultic
catapultier
catapultiers
catapulting
catapultlike
catapults (current term)
catapultæ
cataract
cataract-oligophrenia syndrome
cataract extraction
cataract lens
cataract needle
cataract spoon
cataracta
cataracta brunescens
cataracta cerulea
cataracta electrica
cataracta nigra

Literary usage of Catapults

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1. Vitruvius, the Ten Books on Architecture by Vitruvius Pollio (1914)
"I have now given those symmetrical proportions of ballistae and catapults which I thought most useful. But I shall not omit, so far as I can express it in ..."

2. Vitruvius, the Ten Books on Architecture by Vitruvius Pollio (1914)
"I have now given those symmetrical proportions of ballistae and catapults which I thought most useful. But I shall not omit, so far as I can express it in ..."

3. The Mathematical and Philosophical Works of the Right Rev. John Wilkins by John Wilkins (1802)
"Concerning the catapults, or engines for arrows. HT^HE other kind of engine was called catapulta *, axo T*)£ ..."

4. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer: Comprising Ancient and Modern Military by Thomas Wilhelm (1881)
"There were great catapults, fixed upon a scaffold with wheels, which were used in sieges, and small ones, carried in the hand, which were employed in the ..."

5. The Popular Encyclopedia: Being a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences by Daniel Keyte Sandford, Thomas Thomson, Allan Cunningham (1836)
"... being either hard, and even horny, or very soft, as if dissolved. the siege of Jerusalem, the Romans liad 3(10 catapults and 4O balista;. ..."

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