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Origin of arbalest
OTHER WORDS FROM arbalestar·ba·lest·er, ar·ba·list·er [ahr-buh-lis-ter], /ˈɑr bəˌlɪs tər/, noun
Example sentences from the Web for arbalest
Betwixt the third couple of towers were the butts for arquebus, crossbow, and arbalist.
Another name for the crossbow was 'arbalist,' and its arrows were called quarils, or bolts.Chatterbox, 1906|Various
The cross-bow, or arbalist, was a popular weapon with the Etolians, and was introduced into England in the thirteenth century.
Shoots excellently with the bow or arbalist, rides, swims, is a master of fence with the small sword.
He had brought his arbalist to his shoulder, when a commotion arose among the onlookers.