fauchard

noun fau·chard \ (ˈ)fō¦shär \

Definition of fauchard

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

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Origin and Etymology of fauchard

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


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