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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