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Catapult - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Catapult' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Catapult [ n.]
- An engine somewhat resembling a massive crossbow, used by the ancient Greeks and Romans for throwing stones, arrows, spears, etc.
- A forked stick with elastic band for throwing small stones, etc.

Meaning of 'Catapult' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . catapult [ v]
Meaning (1):
- shoot forth or launch, as if from a catapult
Example in sentence:
  • the enemy catapulted rocks towards the fort