- Arming sword
- Also short sword. Single-handed weapon which looks like a simple longsword. Attached to the a knight’s belt.
- A term used in preference to 'suit' when talking of a complete armour.
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- Parrying weapon consisting of a steel ring attached to a handle with two curved blades fitted to either end; outer edges of the ring and the blades…
- The Legions patterned their short swords after those of the Spanish Celts. The historian, Polybius, says they were introduced into the army during…