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langet (plural langets)
- A long thin strip of metal (usually either two or four) extending from the head of a staff weapon (such as a halberd) down a certain length of the wooden shaft, secured with nails or screws and designed to prevent splitting or breakage of the wood.
- In some swords, an extension of the guard located on both flats of the blade, designed to fit tightly over the mouth of a scabbard and prevent accidental unsheathing.
- IPA: [ˈlaŋət]
- Second-person plural subjunctive I of langen.