springald

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

Definition of springald 

archaic

: a young man : stripling

First Known Use of springald

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for springald

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

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