anelace

[ an-l-eys ]
/ ˈæn lˌeɪs /

noun

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

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Origin of anelace

First recorded in 1250–1300; Middle English an(e)las, from Old French ale(s)naz (by metathesis), derivative of alesne “awl,” from Old High German alasna; see awl
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British Dictionary definitions for anelace

anelace
/ (ˈænəˌleɪs) /

noun

a variant spelling of anlace
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