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  • noun Plural form of ballista.

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Examples

  • All along the wall, bows drew taut and ballistae creaked and catapults strained.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • All along the wall, bows drew taut and ballistae creaked and catapults strained.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • All along the wall, bows drew taut and ballistae creaked and catapults strained.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • All along the wall, bows drew taut and ballistae creaked and catapults strained.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Metal detector hobbyists working under the watchful eye of Loenne and her team located over 600 metal objects, from Roman sandal nails to arrowheads and six-inch long iron spear points that once capped javelins fired from ballistae, a sort of giant crossbow.

    A Moment in History

  • Though it seemed to me that this was the time for armies, for catapults and ballistae and engines of waranything to take the Scorpion2s attention from yours trulythe task ahead of us began with twenty of us, and twenty of us only.

    Virginity

  • The cabinet contained drawers full of miniature soldiers - armies which went back to Roman and ancient Greek times, with all the accoutrements of war through the ages, from siege towers and ballistae to the howitzers and field gunsjust coming into service before the First World War.

    Final Resting Place of The Pen

  • The excavations of this section of the southern city walls also revealed towers and well-protected structures for positioning weapons such as catapults and ballistae built into the wall.

    Footprint of Roman Soldier’s Sandal Discovered at Hippos | Impact Lab

  • It would be like the old cartoon Dino-Riders but with the roman legion, and ballistae and mangonels, in place of weird alien humans and lasers.

    Your Creation Museum Report « Whatever

  • It was sometime during all of this confusion that Duncan chose to set off one of the ballistae that had been behind the door.

    Gloria Goodbody

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