schläger

noun
schlä·​ger | \ ˈshlāgə(r)\
plural schläger

Definition of schläger

: a long straight basket-hilted blunt-ended sword that is sharpened only near the end and is used in duels by German university students

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History and Etymology for schläger

German, literally, one that strikes or beats, from schlagen to strike, beat (from Old High German slahan) + -er

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