springald

play
noun spring·ald \ ˈspriŋ-əld \
variants: or springal play \-əl\

Definition of springald

archaic
:a young man :stripling

Origin and Etymology of springald

probably from Middle English, a kind of catapult, from Anglo-French espringal


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