kilij

[kil-izh]
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noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. kilauea,
  2. kildare,
  3. kilderkin,
  4. kiley,
  5. kilgore,
  6. kilim,
  7. kilimanjaro,
  8. kilkenny,
  9. kilkenny cats,
  10. kill

Origin of kilij

From the Turkish word kiliç

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