colichemarde

noun
co·​liche·​marde | \ ¦kō(ˌ)lēshˈmärd\
plural -s

Definition of colichemarde

: a long sword with a large forte narrowing abruptly into a slender foible

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History and Etymology for colichemarde

French colismarde, colichemarde, after Otto Wilhelm, Count von Königsmark †1688 German soldier and statesman, its inventor

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