basilard

[ bas-uh-lerd ]
/ ˈbæs ə lərd /

noun

a medieval dagger having a tapering blade with straight transverse quillons and a T-shaped pommel.

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Origin of basilard

1300–50; Middle English bas(e)lard,Medieval Latin basalardus, bassilardus.See bacillus, -ard
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