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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ar·ba·lest /ˈɑrbəlɪst/
 [中世紀鋼制的] 大弓

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ar·ba·lest Ar·ba·list n.  Antiq. A crossbow, consisting of a steel bow set in a shaft of wood, furnished with a string and a trigger, and a mechanical device for bending the bow.  It served to throw arrows, darts, bullets, etc. [Written also arbalet and arblast.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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