Origin of arbalest
OTHER WORDS FROM arbalestar·ba·lest·er, ar·ba·list·er [ahr-buh-lis-ter], /ˈɑr bəˌlɪs tər/, noun
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How to use arbalest in a sentence
Then Segramore kept the boat off, and Kempion bent his arbalest bow and aimed an arrow at the head of the beast.Fairy Tales from Many Lands|Katherine Pyle
His Queries of course have reference to the long bow, and not to the arbalest, or cross-bow.
Then opening a large chest that stood against the wall, he rummaged a moment, and at last withdrew an arbalest quarrel.
"Wrapped round an arbalest-bolt that fell on the ramparts yesterday whilst I was walking there alone," returned Gonzaga coolly.
Through an arrow-slit he had watched him take down and examine an arbalest, place it on the table and sit down to write.