a Turkish saber with a crescent-shaped blade, sharp on the entire convex edge and sharp on the opposite edge for about 8 inches (20 cm) back from the point.
Origin of kilij
From the Turkish word kiliç
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Examples from the Web for kilij
After the capture of Nicaea, the field-army of Kilij Arslan had to be met.