Arbalister
Arbalester Ar"ba*lest`er, Arbalister Ar"ba*list`er, n. [OF. arblastere, OF. arbalestier. See {Arbalest}.] A crossbowman. [Obs.] --Speed. [1913 Webster]

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  • arbalister — n. person who uses a crossbow, soldier or hunter who uses a crossbow as a weapon …   English contemporary dictionary

  • arbalister — ar·ba·list·er …   English syllables

  • arbalister — noun see arbalester * * * arˈbalester, arˈbalister or arˈblaster noun A crossbowman • • • Main Entry: ↑arbalest …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arbalester — Ar ba*lest er, Arbalister Ar ba*list er, n. [OF. arblastere, OF. arbalestier. See {Arbalest}.] A crossbowman. [Obs.] Speed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arcubalister — Ar cu*bal ist*er, n. [L. arcuballistarius. Cf. {Arbalister}.] A crossbowman; one who used the arcubalist. Camden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arbalist (crossbowman) — This article is about a modern day crossbowman. For the medieval European weapon, see Arbalest. An arbalist shoots indoors with a sports crossbow An arbalist, also spelled arbelist, is one who shoots a crossbow[1] …   Wikipedia

  • arbalest — arbalester, arbalister /ahr beuh lis teuhr/, n. /ahr beuh list/, n. a powerful medieval crossbow with a steel bow, used to shoot stones, metal balls, arrows, etc. Also, arbalist. [bef. 1100; < OF arbaleste < OPr < LL arcuballista (see ARC,… …   Universalium

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