trebuchet

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A medieval siege engine consisting of a large pivoting arm heavily weighted on one end. Considered to be the technological successor to the catapult
medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles
A cucking stool; a tumbrel
A kind of balance for weighing
It acted by means of a great weight fastened to the short arm of a lever, which, being let fall, raised the end of the long arm with great velocity, hurling stones with much force
A military engine used in the Middle Ages for throwing stones, etc
A trebuchet
trepeget
trebuchets
plural of trebuchet
trebuchet

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    tre·bu·chet

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    Etymologie

    [ "tre-by&-'shet, -b&-, ] (noun.) 15th century. From Old French trebuchets, trebuket et al. (modern trébuchet), from trabucher (“to overthrow”), from Latin trabuchare.

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