Artillery

Artillery (כּלִי, keli', apparatus, elsewhere rendered "vessel," "instrument," etc.) occurs in 1Sa 20:40, where it signifies collectively any missile weapons, as arrows and lances. SEE ARMOR. In 1 Macc. 6:51, the term so rendered is βελόστασις, i.e. balista, or "catapult," a machine for hurling darts or stones. SEE ENGINE.

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Definition of artillery

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