Balister
Balister Bal"is*ter (b[a^]l"[i^]s*t[~e]r or b[.a]*l[i^]s"t[~e]r), n. [OF. balestre. See {Ballista}.] A crossbow. [Obs.] --Blount. [1913 Webster]

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