a rectangular piece of cloth with fringes at the four corners and a hole in the center for the head, worn under the clothes by Orthodox Jewish males.
a powerful medieval crossbow with a steel bow, used to shoot stones, metal balls, arrows, etc. Historical Examples His Queries of course have reference to the long bow, and not to the arbalest, or cross-bow. Notes and Queries, Vol. IV, Number 99, September 20, 1851 Various To my mind the long-bow is a better weapon […]
a powerful medieval crossbow with a steel bow, used to shoot stones, metal balls, arrows, etc. Historical Examples The cross-bow, or arbalist, was a popular weapon with the Etolians, and was introduced into England in the thirteenth century. Every Boy’s Book: A Complete Encyclopdia of Sports and Amusements Various An arbalist or cross-bow man; also […]
arbathite a name given to Abi-albon, or, as elsewhere called, Abiel, one of David’s warriors (2 Sam. 23:31; 1 Chr. 11:32), probably as being an inhabitant of Arabah (Josh. 15:61), a town in the wilderness of Judah.
an ancient city of Assyria, E of the Tigris, on the site of modern Erbil: headquarters of Darius III before his defeat by Alexander the Great at Gaugamela 331 b.c. Historical Examples Ashurbanabal proceeds to Arbela for the purpose of worshipping her during this sacred period. The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria Morris Jastrow Temples […]