Origin of arbalest
Related formsar·ba·lest·er, ar·ba·list·er [ahr-buh-lis-ter] /ˈɑr bəˌlɪs tər/, noun
Examples from the Web for arbalist
In the meantime here is Wat with his arbalist and a bolt in his girdle.Sir Nigel|Arthur Conan Doyle
Another name for the crossbow was 'arbalist,' and its arrows were called quarils, or bolts.Chatterbox, 1906|Various
An arbalist or cross-bow man; also the corruption of alabaster.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
The cross-bow, or arbalist, was a popular weapon with the Etolians, and was introduced into England in the thirteenth century.
Then may come the English long-bow (far more rapid in its fire191 than the arbalist), and the day of the infantry will return.Life on a Mediaeval Barony|William Stearns Davis