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broadsword

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noun broad·sword \ˈbrȯd-ˌsȯrd\

Simple Definition of broadsword

  • : a large, heavy sword that has a wide blade used for cutting

Full Definition of broadsword

  1. :  a large heavy sword with a broad blade for cutting rather than thrusting


BROADSWORD Defined for Kids

broadsword

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noun broad·sword \ˈbrȯd-ˌsȯrd\

Definition of broadsword

  1. :  a sword having a broad blade




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