spontoon

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From Middle French sponton (also esponton), from Italian spontone, from spunta (pike).

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spontoon (plural spontoons)

  1. A pointed weapon similar to a pike.
    • "That the commissioned Officers shall severally be armed with a sword or hanger, and espontoon; and [...]"; Second Militia Act of 1792.

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