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The no-cutting part opposite the blade. Double-edged swords has no back.

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Counterfeit damascening
Simpler form of damascening. Fine pattern is applied onto a surface of an armor piece.
Metal strips attached to the the shaft of a polearm to reinforce the torque of its head, and to protect the joint connecting the head and…
A heavy, broad-bladed, sharp-pointed, double-edged knife.
Whip commonly made of buffalo hide or rattan and fitted to a handle of wood

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