backsword

noun
back·​sword | \ ˈbak-ˌsȯrd How to pronounce backsword (audio) \

Definition of backsword

: a single-edged sword

First Known Use of backsword

1597, in the meaning defined above

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“Backsword.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/backsword. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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