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synonyms for glaive

  • blade
  • dagger
  • saber
  • backsword
  • brand
  • broadsword
  • claymore
  • creese
  • cutlas
  • cutlass
  • dirk
  • epee
  • falchion
  • foil
  • hanger
  • kris
  • rapier
  • sabre
  • scimitar
  • toledo
  • bilbo
  • curtana
  • damascus blade
  • estoc
  • scimiter
  • smallsword
  • spadroon
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How to use glaive in a sentence

In French writings the word glaive is sometimes loosely used for lance or sword.
ARMOUR & WEAPONSCHARLES JOHN FFOULKES
Strike at the noble and the priest shrieks, strike at priest and the noble lays his hand upon glaive.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
And when he had come there he perceived a great glaive upon a pole two ells long.
THE STORY OF THE CHAMPIONS OF THE ROUND TABLEHOWARD PYLE
Il mit les trois lys dans ses armes et fit passer sur le royaume lclair de son glaive.
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
Once he threw her on the ground, but the second time she threw him, and drew her glaive to pierce his breast.
NATIONAL EPICSKATE MILNER RABB
Red was his weed and his glaive was white, And there stood Gregory the Wright.
POEMS BY THE WAYWILLIAM MORRIS
They stood by the door with glaive and spear; ‘Hildebrand rise and hasten here!’
POEMS BY THE WAYWILLIAM MORRIS
Payne, en 1793—il fut conduit au Luxembourg o le glaive fut longtemps suspendu sur sa tte.
THE WRITINGS OF THOMAS PAINE, VOLUME III.THOMAS PAINE
Spartacus was aroused, and nothing but a glaive or a battle-axe could bring him to silence and submission.
A SPOIL OF OFFICEHAMLIN GARLAND
To be thus arrested was to be seized "à le glaive de l'espée."
THE MAN WHO LAUGHSVICTOR HUGO
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WORDS RELATED TO GLAIVE

  • backsword
  • bilbo
  • blade
  • brand
  • broadsword
  • claymore
  • creese
  • curtana
  • cutlas
  • cutlass
  • dagger
  • damascus blade
  • dirk
  • epee
  • estoc
  • falchion
  • foil
  • glaive
  • hanger
  • kris
  • rapier
  • saber
  • sabre
  • scimitar
  • scimiter
  • smallsword
  • spadroon
  • toledo
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.