gisarme

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noun gi·sarme \gi-ˈzärm\

Definition of gisarme

  1. :  a medieval weapon consisting of a blade mounted on a long staff and carried by foot soldiers

Origin and Etymology of gisarme

Middle English, from Anglo-French


First Known Use: 13th century


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