amgarn

noun am·garn \ ˈamˌgärn \

Definition of amgarn

plural -s
:an ancient stone implement supposed to have served as a guard or ferrule for the shaft or butt of a spear

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Origin and Etymology of amgarn

Welsh, ferrule, from am- around + carn handle; akin to Latin ambi- on both sides, around and to Cornish karn handle


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