arblast


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arblast

(ˈɑːˌblɑːst)
n
a variant form of arbalest
References in classic literature ?
The arblast was a cross-bow, the windlace the machine
Here be two arblasts, comrades, with windlaces and quarrells* to the barbican with
The Knight displays his understanding of military technology and tactics, explaining to his son the Squire "the perell and the dout / For shot of arblast and of bowe, and eke for shot of gonne" (ll.