gisarme

[ gi-zahrm ]
/ gɪˈzɑrm /

noun

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guisarme

or gi·sarme

[ gi-zahrm ]
/ gɪˈzɑrm /

noun

a shafted weapon having as a head a curved, double-edged blade with a beak at the back.

Origin of guisarme

1200–50; Middle English < Old French g(u)isarme, gisarne, probably of Germanic orig.; compare Old High German getīsarn, literally, weeding iron, equivalent to get(an) to weed (German jäten) + īsarn iron
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British Dictionary definitions for gisarme

gisarme
/ (ɡɪˈzɑːm) /

noun

a long-shafted battle-axe with a sharp point on the back of the axe head

Word Origin for gisarme

C13: from Old French guisarme, probably from Old High German getīsarn weeding tool, from getan to weed + īsarn iron
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