Broadsword definition

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A sword with a wide, usually two-edged blade that is designed for slashing rather than thrusting.
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A sword with a broad, double-edged blade, for slashing rather than thrusting.
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A type of sword, usually of the single-handed basket hilt variety, that has a broad cutting blade as opposed to the more slender thrust-oriented rapier.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of broadsword - broad-sword

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Noun

Singular:
broadsword
Plural:
broadswords

Origin of broadsword