You think that this tragedy has given you an opportunity to catapult you [sic] dinky blog and newspaper to new heights.
But it was enough to catapult Davis into the national spotlight and raise immediate speculation about statewide office.
But then you find yourself with the revenue to purchase that catapult you've been wanting.
For instance we will make a sort of catapult by means of this ruler.
Is it the thought of Wolsey which makes him frown—or is he wondering where he left his catapult?
A young carpenter, who has some archaeological notions, proposes to construct a catapult.
And he knew that at any moment this beast might come at him as if discharged from a catapult.
The catapult was turned about toward us, and lashed tightly to stakes driven in front and behind.
They tried their catapult with single, double, and even treble action.
Then the door was pushed open violently and Bolt entered like a stone propelled from a catapult.
1848, "to throw with a catapult," from catapult (n.). Intransitive sense by 1928. Related: Catapulted; catapulting.