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pappenheimer

[pap-uh n-hahy-mer, pah-puh n-] /ˈpæp ənˌhaɪ mər, ˈpɑ pən-/
noun
1.
a heavy rapier of the 17th century, having a swept guard with two perforated plates.
Also called Walloon sword.
Origin
named after Gottfried Heinrich, Graf zu Pappenheim (1594-1632), German leader in the Thirty Years' War; see -er1
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