a broad, short sword having a convex edge curving sharply to the point.
Archaic. any sword.
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How to use falchion in a sentence
Goodness only knew what a falchion was, but there was the Griffin, and his history was an improvement upon the eternal Cat.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II | Rudyard Kipling
The Griffin carried off one sheep a day from a German village, till a man came with a "falchion" and split the Griffin open.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II | Rudyard Kipling
It was all very strange; though the meeting was quite to be expected, as Mrs. falchion herself explained that day.
Mrs. falchion, Justine, and myself travelled slowly up the hillside, talking chiefly upon the events of the morning.
From the time we left the tavern to wander by the river I managed to be a good deal alone with Mrs. falchion.
British Dictionary definitions for falchion
a short and slightly curved medieval sword broader towards the point
an archaic word for sword
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