noun broad·sword \ˈbrd-ˌsrd\

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

Full Definition of BROADSWORD

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

First Known Use of BROADSWORD

before 12th century
BROADSWORD Defined for Kids


noun broad·sword \ˈbrd-ˌsrd\

Definition of BROADSWORD for Kids

:  a sword having a broad blade


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