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mangonel

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Mangonel \Man"go*nel\, noun [OF. mangonel, LL. manganellus, manganum, fr. Gr. ? See {Mangle}, noun] A military engine formerly used for throwing stones and javelins.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

mangonel

noun

1: an engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles [syn: {catapult}, {arbalest}, {arbalist}, {ballista}, {bricole}, {mangonel}, {onager}, {trebuchet}, {trebucket}]


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