basilard

[ bas-uh-lerd ]
/ ˈbæs ə lərd /
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. basilar,
  2. basilar artery,
  3. basilar membrane,
  4. basilar meningitis,
  5. basilar vertebra,
  6. basilary,
  7. basilateral,
  8. basildon,
  9. basilect,
  10. basilemma

Origin of basilard

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

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