Definition of trebuchet
: a medieval military engine for hurling heavy missiles (such as rocks)
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Like the other trebuchets, Ludgar had been constructed purposefully in their view, and this machine was the most formidable of all.
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Origin and Etymology of trebuchet
Middle English trebochet, from Anglo-French trebuchet
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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