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Etymology

From Old French glaive, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] gladius (sword)

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
glaive

Plural
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  1. A weapon formerly used, consisting of a large blade fixed on the end of a pole, whose edge was on the outside curve.
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  2. A light lance with a long sharp-pointed head.
  3. (poetically or loosely) A sword.
    The glaive which he did wield. Spenser.

Translations

poetically or loosely: a sword

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