fauchard

noun
fau·​chard | \ (ˈ)fō¦shär \
plural -s

Definition of fauchard

: a long-handled medieval weapon with a long convex edge

History and Etymology for fauchard

French, from Old French fausart, fauchart, from faus, faux sickle, scythe (from Latin falx) + -ard, -art -ard

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“Fauchard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fauchard. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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