falchion


fal·chion

noun \ˈfl-chən\

Definition of FALCHION

1
:  a broad-bladed slightly curved sword of medieval times
2
archaic :  sword

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Origin of FALCHION

Middle English fauchoun, from Anglo-French fauchun, from faucher to mow, from Vulgar Latin *falcare, from Latin falc-, falx
First Known Use: 14th century

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