ataghan

[ at-uh-gan, -guh n ]
/ ˈæt əˌgæn, -gən /

noun

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Example sentences from the Web for ataghan

  • Somala, who had expended his last shot, not on himself, was laying about him vigorously with his ataghan.

    Haviland's Chum|Bertram Mitford
  • The Turkish ataghan is stronger than the Greek pen and chisel.

British Dictionary definitions for ataghan

ataghan
/ (ˈætəˌɡæn) /

noun

a variant of yataghan
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