- a short sword having a double-edged blade tapering sharply to a point: worn by civilians from the 13th to the 16th centuries.
Origin of anelace
Examples from the Web for anelace
Historical Examples of anelace
The Anelace and Cinquedea are broad-bladed short weapons used for stabbing only.Armour & Weapons
Charles John Ffoulkes
A pouch or wallet depended from the belt, and a sheath containing two daggers, an anelace, and a misericorde.English Costume
Dion Clayton Calthrop
The gown is girdled at the waist with a girdle from which hangs the anelace or baselard (fig. 34).
The old habit of going armed with anelace or baselard dies away in spite of troublous times.
- a variant spelling of anlace