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 Meanings and Examples of CATAPULT
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catapult
 n.  slingshot; hurling machine; military machine for hurling missiles, used in ancient and medieval times
Classic Sentence:
1  While we were waiting he brought out the catapult which bulged from his inner pocket and explained some improvements which he had made in it.
Dubliners By James Joyce
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2  He chased a crowd of ragged girls, brandishing his unloaded catapult and, when two ragged boys began, out of chivalry, to fling stones at us, he proposed that we should charge them.
Dubliners By James Joyce
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3  Mahony looked regretfully at his catapult and I had to suggest going home by train before he regained any cheerfulness.
Dubliners By James Joyce
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Example Sentence:
1  The airplane is launched from battleship by catapult.
2  Starbucks's adoption of Square will catapult the start-up's technology onto street corners nationwide, and is the clearest sign yet that mobile payments could become mainstream.
3  The boy surrendered the catapult to the teacher.