claymore

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clay·more

noun \ˈklā-ˌmr\

Definition of CLAYMORE

:  a large 2-edged sword formerly used by Scottish Highlanders; also :  their basket-hilted broadsword

Origin of CLAYMORE

Scottish Gaelic claidheamh mór, literally, great sword
First Known Use: 1527

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