anelace

[an-l-eys]
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noun

a short sword having a double-edged blade tapering sharply to a point: worn by civilians from the 13th to the 16th centuries.

Nearby words

  1. anecdotist,
  2. anecdysis,
  3. anechoic,
  4. anectasis,
  5. aneirin,
  6. anelastic,
  7. anelasticity,
  8. anele,
  9. anelectric,
  10. anemia

Also anlace.

Origin of anelace

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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British Dictionary definitions for anelace

anelace

noun

a variant spelling of anlace
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