scramasax

noun scram·a·sax \ˈskraməˌsaks\

Definition of scramasax

plural

-es

  1. :  a large knife used by the early Saxons and Franks as a weapon or hunting knife

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Origin and Etymology of scramasax

Late Latin scramasaxus, from (assumed) Old Frankish skramasax, from skrama- (akin to Middle High German schram gash) + sax knife (akin to Old English seax knife, short sword) — more at cream, sax


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