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Meaning of BRICOLE

Pronunciation:  bri'kowl

WordNet Dictionary
[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
  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
    3. (Billiards) A shot in which the cue ball is driven first
       against the cushion.