15th century, in the meaning defined above
probably from Middle English, a kind of catapult, from Anglo-French espringal
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“Springald.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/springald. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.
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