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CATAPULT





Definition:

  1. [noun] a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones
    Synonyms: slingshot, sling

  2. [noun] a device that launches aircraft from a warship
    Synonyms: launcher

  3. [noun] medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles
    Synonyms: arbalest, arbalist, ballista, bricole, mangonel, onager, trebuchet, trebucket

  4. [verb] shoot forth or launch, as if from a catapult; "the enemy catapulted rocks towards the fort"

  5. [verb] hurl as if with a sling
    Synonyms: sling

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