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Catapult
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Catapult as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

24 November 2020
Last seen in: The Mirror Classic

We found 12 answers for the crossword clue 'Catapult', the most recent of which was seen in the The Mirror Classic.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Catapult a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Catapult as an answer itself some 58 times.

Catapult is a single word clue made up of 8 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Mirror Classic' on Thursday, 12 November 2020 with the answer being SLINGSHOT, but the most popular answer for this clue is SLING.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Catapult', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Catapult' and give you a hint.

  • A device that launches aircraft from a warship
  • A plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones
  • Hurl as if with a sling
  • An engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles
  • Shoot forth or launch, as if from a catapult; "the enemy catapulted rocks towards the fort"

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

HURL
A violent throw

5 Letters

SLING
Bandage to support an injured forearm; consisting of a wide triangular piece of cloth hanging from around the neck

6 Letters

ONAGER
Asiatic wild ass

7 Letters

BRICOLE
An engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles

8 Letters

ARBALEST
An engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles

ARBALIST
An engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles

BALLISTA
An engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles

LAUNCHER
A device that launches aircraft from a warship

MANGONEL
An engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles

9 Letters

SLINGSHOT
A plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones

TREBUCHET
An engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles

TREBUCKET
An engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles

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