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In French writings the word glaive is sometimes loosely used for lance or sword.

Strike at the noble and the priest shrieks, strike at priest and the noble lays his hand upon glaive.

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.

Once he threw her on the ground, but the second time she threw him, and drew her glaive to pierce his breast.


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On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to glaive, such as: blade, dagger, saber, backsword, brand, and broadsword.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.