from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A long and heavy knife used by the Franks in hunting and in war, having a blade sometimes 20 inches in length.

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  • noun A type of dagger or sword used by the Anglo-Saxons


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  • I rage at the telephone scam attacks

    But words don’t suffice, the drama lacks.

    I long to hear howls

    From a blade in the bowels

    That tips my emotional scramasax.

    April 14, 2019