falchion

noun fal·chion \ ˈfȯl-chən \

Definition of falchion

1 :a broad-bladed slightly curved sword of medieval times
2 archaic :sword

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Origin and Etymology of falchion

Middle English fauchoun, from Anglo-French fauchun, from faucher to mow, from Vulgar Latin *falcare, from Latin falc-, falx


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