angon

angon

[ang-gon]
noun
a spear having a long, narrow iron shaft and a small, usually barbed tip, associated mainly with Frankish and Saxon grave finds of the 5th through 8th centuries a.d.

Origin:
1870–75; < Late Greek ángōn < Germanic; compare Old High German ango prong, tip, hook, Old English anga, Old Norse angi; akin to angle2

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