[ an-lis ]
/ ˈæn lɪs /



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Example sentences from the Web for anlace

  • This she did three times, while Osberne gat his anlace bare in his hand.

    The Sundering Flood|William Morris

British Dictionary definitions for anlace



/ (ˈænlɪs) /


a medieval short dagger with a broad tapering blade

Word Origin for anlace

C13: of unknown origin
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