Gisarme meaning

gĭ-zärm
A halberd with a long shaft and two-sided blade, carried by medieval foot soldiers.
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A battle-ax or halberd with a long shaft, formerly carried by foot soldiers.
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(weaponry) A type of polearm having a spearhead and a reverse hooked spike on the back.
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Origin of gisarme

  • Middle English from Old French guisarme possibly from Old High German getīsarn getan to weed īsarn iron eis- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary