claymore

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noun clay·more \ˈklā-ˌmȯr\

Definition of claymore

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

Origin and Etymology of claymore

Scottish Gaelic claidheamh mór, literally, great sword


First Known Use: 1527

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