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  • noun Plural form of ataghan.


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  • Several Arabs are around him, his own followers, swarthy sons of the Prophet, their keen eyes flashing hate and defiance upon the foe, their long ataghans sweeping a circle of light around them.

    The Sign of the Spider Bertram Mitford 1884

  • A vast crowd of men, in small caps and jackets and huge white breeches, and armed with all the weapons of Palikari, handjars and ataghans and silver-sheathed muskets of uncommon length and almost as old as the battle of Lepanto, always rallied round his standard.

    Lothair Benjamin Disraeli 1842

  • They had most of them pistols and muskets, to which many added sabres or ataghans. "

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 265, July 21, 1827 Various


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