Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Backsword

Also Mortuary sword or German Reitschwert. Has only one cutting edge (therefore its name). The non-cutting edge is thicker, creating a wedge-like shape. This shape supposedly increases cutting capacity.

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Brown Bill
See Bill.
Rondel dagger
Military dagger with a single- edged or triangular blade. Pommel and hand-guard formed of roundels.
Slow match
A slow-burning cord of hemp or flax soaked in salt­petre and then dried. Used to ignite cannon and hand guns.
Schynbald
See Greave.
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