longsword
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈlɒŋsɔːd/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈlɑŋsɔɚd/
Noun

longsword (plural longswords)

  1. Any type of sword that is comparatively long; depending on context, applied to swords of the Bronze Age, Migration period, Viking Age and Renaissance era.
  2. A European sword with a long, straight double-edged blade, a cruciform hilt, and a grip for two-handed use; prevalent from the 14th to 16th centuries.
Synonyms Translations
  • German: Langschwert
  • Portuguese: montante
  • Russian: полутора́ручный меч
  • Spanish: espada larga



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