Origin of ExcaliburMiddle English from Old French Escalibor from Medieval Latin Caliburnus from Celtic
Excalibur, the sword of King Arthur.
An example of Excalibur is the sword that, according to legend, King Arthur pulled from a stone.
Origin of ExcaliburMiddle English alteration ( perhaps influenced by Latin chalybs steel ) of Medieval Latin Caliburnus from Middle Welsh Caletuwlch or Middle Irish Caladbolg a legendary sword
- A legendary sword of King Arthur, attributed with magical properties.
Middle English Excalaber, from Old French Escalibor, Escaliborc, prothetic form of Calliborc, alteration of Calibourne, from Medieval Latin Caliburnus (Geoffrey of Monmouth, ca. 1136), influenced by calibs ‘steel’ (for chalybs), alteration of Old Welsh *Caledbulch (cf. modern Caledfwlch), compound of caled ‘hard’ and bwlch ‘cleft, crack’. Related to the Irish legendary sword Caladbolg, literally ‘hard-belly’, i.e. ‘voracious’.
- Legion: The Legend of Excalibur is an action/adventure game where you play different heroic characters to help King Arthur bring peace to the lands and stop Morgan le Fay and others who want to destroy Camelot.
- Even before Arthur plucked Excalibur from the hand of the Lady of the Lake, these weapons have been almost characters in their own right, with names, histories and legends associated with them.
- These themes give tourists the feeling of traveling through space and time as they become part of the medieval era at Excalibur or visit the streets of New York at New York, New York.
- La Morte D'Arthur, Thomas Malory's compilation of Arthur legends in the 15th century, includes both versions, and he further compounds confusion by calling both swords Excalibur.
- Legion: The Legend of Excalibur is an action/adventure game where you play five different characters to help King Arthur in his quest to bring peace to the lands of Camelot.