trebuchet

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noun treb·u·chet \ ˌtre-byə-ˈshet , -bə- , -ˈchet \
variants: or trebucket play \ˌtre-bə-ˈket\

Definition of trebuchet

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

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Origin and Etymology of trebuchet

Middle English trebochet, from Anglo-French trebuchet


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