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synonyms for halberd

  • bayonet
  • bill
  • gar
  • javelin
  • lancet
  • partisan
  • partizan
  • pike
  • weapon
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How to use halberd in a sentence

A violent blow drew him from his ecstasy; his hat had been knocked off with the stroke of a soldier's halberd.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
You have a halberd and I a sword, let us start our wanderings over the world.
THE NAPOLEON OF NOTTING HILLGILBERT K. CHESTERTON
The next moment M. de Piles fell, pierced by the halberd of one of the archers of the guard.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
He was endued with a buff jerkin, wore a broad belt and cutlass by his side, and carried a halberd in his hand.
QUENTIN DURWARDSIR WALTER SCOTT
The jangle of a halberd as its bearer let the butt drop heavily on the stone steps added force to the summons.
THE LONG NIGHTSTANLEY WEYMAN
He had been regarding with interest a shackled-kneed varlet holding a halberd in his arms as if it had been a fractious bairn.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
He regained his feet, lifted his halberd, and would have brained Roger then and there had not another interposed his pike.
THE GREAT MOGULLOUIS TRACY
Partisan, pr′ti-zan, n. a kind of halberd or long-handled weapon, common in the Middle Ages: a soldier armed with such a weapon.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Zwingle, silent and collected, like nature before the bursting of the tempest, was there also halberd in hand.
HISTORY OF THE GREAT REFORMATION, VOLUME IVJ. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
Each struck with the sword or with the halberd: at last the soldiers of the Five Cantons were driven back in disorder.
HISTORY OF THE GREAT REFORMATION, VOLUME IVJ. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HALBERD

  • bayonet
  • bill
  • gar
  • halberd
  • javelin
  • lancet
  • partisan
  • partizan
  • pike
  • weapon
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.