scramasax

or scram·a·saxe

[skram-uh-saks]

noun

a single-edged knife or sword used by the Anglo-Saxons.

Nearby words

  1. scrabbly,
  2. scrag,
  3. scraggly,
  4. scraggy,
  5. scram,
  6. scramb,
  7. scramble,
  8. scrambled egg,
  9. scrambled eggs,
  10. scrambler

Origin of scramasax

1860–65; < Late Latin scramasaxus < Germanic; compare Old High German scrāma big knife, Old English seax short sword, sax2

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