seax

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old English seax ‎(dagger). Compare also sax.

Noun[edit]

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seax ‎(plural seaxes)

  1. A short Saxon sword

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sahsą, from Proto-Indo-European *sek-. Cognate with Old Frisian sax, Old High German sahs, Old Norse sax. Compare Old English sagu, secg.

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Noun[edit]

seax n

  1. shortsword, dagger, knife

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