baliste (1271-72)

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baliste (1271-72)


[ FEW: *1,222b ballista; Gdf: 1,564a balestre 1; GdfC: ; TL: 1,816 balestel; DEAF:  balestre; DMF:  balesteau 1; TLF:  baliste 1; OED:  ballista n.; MED:  baliste n.; DMLBS: 178a ballista (balista) ]


( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Envers iteus choses si soleit om defendre des arcs e des arblastes e des lenges e des autres armes ke il apelerent balistes  138.17-18
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