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Meaning of BRICOLE

Pronunciation:  bri'kowl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones
 

BRICOLE is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: arbalest, arbalist, catapult, onager, trebuchet, trebucket
 
 See Also: artillery, gun, heavy weapon, ordnance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Bri*cole"\, n. [F.] (Mil.)
    A kind of traces with hooks and rings, with which men drag
    and maneuver guns where horses can not be used.
    
    
  2. \Bri*cole"\, n.
    1. An ancient kind of military catapult.
    
    2. In court tennis, the rebound of a ball from a wall of the
       court; also, the side stroke or play by which the ball is
       driven against the wall; hence, fig., indirect action or
       stroke.
    
    3. (Billiards) A shot in which the cue ball is driven first
       against the cushion.
    
    
 

 

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