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vouge

[voozh] /vuʒ/
noun
1.
an axlike, shafted weapon having a curved blade tapering to a point at the top, used by foot soldiers in the 14th century and after.
Origin
< FrenchCeltic; compare Welsh gwyddif scythe, Medieval Latin vidubium
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vouge

/vuːʒ/
noun
1.
a form of pike or halberd used by foot soldiers in the 14th century and later
Word Origin
from Old French voulge, vouge (Medieval Latin vanga), of obscure origin
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