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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In history, a long spear used by the Franks, having a socketed head, sometimes barbed, but more commonly formed like a lance-head with a flat double-edged blade.
  • n. In archaeology, a celt of the socketed form. See celt and amgarn.


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