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anelace

[an-l-eys] /ˈæn lˌeɪs/
noun
1.
a short sword having a double-edged blade tapering sharply to a point: worn by civilians from the 13th to the 16th centuries.
Also, anlace.
Origin of anelace
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English an(e)las < Old French ale(s)naz (by metathesis), derivative of alesne awl < Old High German alasna. See awl
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anelace

/ˈænəˌleɪs/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of anlace
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