Surrounded, Richard fought on ferociously until his skull was crushed by a halberd.
The two masses met, and engaged in a fair duel between lance and sword on the one hand and pike and halberd on the other.
Bersi had a halberd in one hand and a staff in the other, and Halldor had Whitting.
He was endued with a buff jerkin, wore a broad belt and cutlass by his side, and carried a halberd in his hand.
You have a halberd and I a sword, let us start our wanderings over the world.
As soon as we start throwing out waste, we'll have all the slashers and halberd fish for miles around.
It seems it's a kind of halberd—a sort of cross between a spear and an ax.
The next moment M. de Piles fell, pierced by the halberd of one of the archers of the guard.
And at the sally she came out the foremost with her halberd in her hand to pursue the chase.
With a curse the King whirled up his own halberd, and dashed the blade in the man's face.
late 15c., from Middle French hallebarde (earlier alabarde, 15c.), from Middle High German halmbarte "broad-axe with handle," from halm "handle" (see helm) + barte "hatchet," possibly from Proto-Germanic *bardoz "beard," also "hatchet, broadax." Alternative etymology [Kluge, Darmesteter] traces first element to helm "helmet," making the weapon an axe for smashing helmets.