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vouge

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noun
  1. an axlike, shafted weapon having a curved blade tapering to a point at the top, used by foot soldiers in the 14th century and after.
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Origin of vouge

< FrenchCeltic; compare Welsh gwyddif scythe, Medieval Latin vidubium
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British Dictionary definitions for vouge

vouge

noun
  1. a form of pike or halberd used by foot soldiers in the 14th century and later
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Word Origin

from Old French voulge, vouge (Medieval Latin vanga), of obscure origin
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