noun \ˈglāv\

Definition of GLAIVE

:  sword; especially :  broadsword

Origin of GLAIVE

Middle English, from Anglo-French, sword, lance, from Latin gladius sword
First Known Use: 15th century


Next Word in the Dictionary: glaiziePrevious Word in the Dictionary: glaistigAll Words Near: glaive
July 02, 2015
apprehension Hear it
comprehension or the fear of future evil
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears