broadsword
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈbɹɔːd.sɔːd/
Noun

broadsword (plural broadswords)

  1. (history) A type of early modern sword that has a broad double-edged blade for cutting (as opposed to the more slender thrust-oriented rapier) and a basket hilt.
  2. A person armed with such a sword.
  3. (colloquial, often, fantasy) Synonym of longsword#English|longsword
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