Swords and other weapons with blades
assegai or assagaia sharp light spear, esp one made of this woodbackswordbattle-axebayonetbilla pike or halberd with a narrow hooked blade bowie knifebroadsworda broad-bladed sword used for cutting rather than stabbing claymorea large two-edged broadsword used formerly by Scottish Highlanders cutlassa curved, one-edged sword formerly used by sailors daggerdirka dagger esp as formerly worn by Scottish Highlanders épéea sword similar to the foil but with a larger guard and a heavier blade of triangular cross section falchiona short and slightly curved medieval sword broader towards the point foila light slender flexible sword tipped by a button and usually having a bell-shaped guard halberdhatcheta tomahawk jackknifea former name for a type of dive in which the diver bends at the waist in midair, with the legs straight and the hands touching the feet, finally straightening out and entering the water headfirst: forward pike dive jerid, jereed, or jerreedknife or (slang) chivkriskukrimacheteparangpartisana spear or pike with two opposing axe blades or spikes pikepoleaxeponiarda small dagger with a slender blade rapiera long narrow two-edged sword with a guarded hilt, used as a thrusting weapon, popular in the 16th and 17th centuries sabre or sabera stout single-edged cavalry sword, having a curved blade scimitaran oriental sword with a curved blade broadening towards the point sgian-dhua dirk carried in the stocking by Highlanders sheath knifeskeana kind of double-edged dagger formerly used in Ireland and Scotland smallsworda light sword used in the 17th and 18th centuries: formerly a fencing weapon snickersneespearspontoona form of halberd carried by some junior infantry officers in the 18th and 19th centuries stilettoa small dagger with a slender tapered blade stone axesword or (archaic) glaivesomething resembling a sword, such as the snout of a swordfish sword bayoneta bayonet with a swordlike blade and hilt, capable of use as a sword swordsticka hollow walking stick containing a short sword or dagger tomahawktrench knifeyataghan or ataghana Turkish sword with a curved single-edged blade ▷ See sword
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Word List of Swords and other weapons with blades from the Collins English Word Lists