longsword

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Etymology[edit]

long +‎ sword, a calque of German Langschwert.

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longsword (plural longswords)

  1. A sword of a kind used in mediaeval Europe for hewing, thrusting and slicing. It is well suited to two-handed use in combat, but some can also be used in one hand.

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