noun, verb (used with object), plural as·sa·gais,as·sa·gaied, as·sa·gai·ing.
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The young Prince Napoleon, whose dreadful death the reader may recall, was slain by an assagai.History of the Negro Race in America From 1619 to 1880. Vol 1|George W. Williams
I shouted, and, shield and assagai in hand, the black dashed to my side as if to defend me from some attack.
I whispered, turning to him where he squatted with assagai in hand and his shield spread across his knees.
His Bootchuana companion at that time threw his assagai, which entered the lion's back.
The Caffre word assagai, in the sense of javelin, was simply borrowed from the Portuguese azagaia.Chaucer's Works, Volume 5 (of 7) -- Notes to the Canterbury Tales|Geoffrey Chaucer