Difference between revisions of "Arbalest"

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A large crossbow-like siege engine, similar to a [[ballista]], except that the arms are a single piece (of steel or wood) that flexes.
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A large crossbow-like siege engine, similar to a [[ballista]], except that the arms are a single piece (of steel or wood) that flexes like a [[bow]].
Derived from the French term <i>arbal&egrave;te &agrave; tour</i>
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Derived from the French term <i>arbal&egrave;te &agrave; tour</i>.
   
 
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Revision as of 21:43, 25 February 2007

A large crossbow-like siege engine, similar to a ballista, except that the arms are a single piece (of steel or wood) that flexes like a bow. Derived from the French term arbalète à tour.