martel de fer


[mahr-tel, mahr-tel]
a hammerlike, shafted weapon having a head with a point at one end and a blunt face at the other.
Also called martel-de-fer [mahr-tel-duh-fer, mahr-tel-] .

1275–1325; Middle English < Middle French < Vulgar Latin *martellus, diminutive of Latin martulus, marculus hammer Unabridged
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Martel (mɑːˈtɛl)
See Charles Martel

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