glaive

glaive

[gleyv]
noun Archaic.
a sword or broadsword.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English < Old French glaive, glai < Latin gladius sword

glaived, adjective
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glaive (ɡleɪv)
 
n
an archaic word for sword
 
[C13: from Old French: javelin, from Latin gladius sword]
 
glaived
 
adj

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