What does broadsword mean?

broadsword meaning in General Dictionary

A sword with an extensive knife and a cutting side a claymore

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  • a sword with a broad blade and (usually) two cutting sides; regularly reduce rather than stab
  • A sword with an extensive blade and a cutting edge; a claymore.

broadsword meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English brad swurd, from broad (adj.) + blade.


broadsword meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A sword with an easy knife and a cutting advantage; a claymore.