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

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