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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.
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.
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."

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