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seax (plural seaxes)
- (historical) A short Saxon sword.
- 1786, Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, page 34:
- The Pugio or Dagger was used by the Romans, a species of that weapon called the Hand Seax was worn by the Saxons, with which they massacred the English on Salisbury Plain in 476.
short Saxon sword
- Alternative form of
Declension of seax (strong a-stem)