trebuchet


treb·u·chet

noun \ˌtre-byə-ˈshet, -bə-, -ˈchet\

Definition of TREBUCHET

:  a medieval military engine for hurling heavy missiles (as rocks)

Variants of TREBUCHET

treb·u·chet or treb·uc·ket \ˌtre-bə-ˈket\

Origin of TREBUCHET

Middle English trebochet, from Anglo-French trebuchet
First Known Use: 15th century

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