glaive


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glaive

 (glāv)
n. Archaic
A sword, especially a broadsword.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin gladius; see gladiator.]

glaive

(ɡleɪv)
n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) an archaic word for sword
[C13: from Old French: javelin, from Latin gladius sword]
glaived adj

glaive

(gleɪv)

n. Archaic.
a sword or broadsword.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French glaive, glai < Latin gladius sword]
glaived, adj.
Translations
FauchardGläfeGlefeGleveLanze
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But those two men were hundred-armed giants, the swords flew about in their hands like the burning glaive of the archangel.
He is fitter to do the juggling tricks of the Norman chivalry than to maintain the fame and honour of his English ancestry with the glaive and brown-bill, the good old weapons of his country.
Strike at the noble and the priest shrieks, strike at priest and the noble lays his hand upon glaive.
Le jour de la ceremonie elle a brandi le glaive de l'academicien comme l'a fait son arriere grand pere El Barkani, le lieutenant de l'emir Abdelkader face a l'armee francaise.
Use the Insect Glaive and vault over all the monsters.
The staff being used to torture him looks very much like the one the Corvus Glaive statue was holding at July's D23 Expo.
35) "Libya militia to halt attack on Chadian fighters in south," Facebook via BBC Monitoring, June 15, 2017; Celian Mace, "Mahamat Mahad Ali, la rose et le glaive," Liberation, May 29, 2017.
Thanos' cosmic henchmen, The Black Order, have also been confirmed for the new film as four statues were unveiled on the convention floor showing Black Order members Corvus Glaive, Proxima Midnight, Ebony Maw, and Cull Obsidian (known as Black Dwarf in the comics).
Karnataka, May 5 -- CORSAIR(R), a world leader in enthusiast memory, PC components and high-performance gaming hardware, today announced the immediate availability of the new CORSAIR GLAIVE RGB gaming mouse.
Plus fondamentalement, << [c]'est toute l'iconographie de la Justice qu'il conviendrait, dans cette perspective, de renouveler : ayant ote le bandeau qui l'empeche de voir, Themis, munie d une balance d apothicaire, brandirait pour seul glaive un couteau de peintre, ou a la limite, un bistouris >> (236).
When a Glaive Fighter--straight from Armada--lands next to his school during class, Zack learns a few surprising things.
And, like a serpent from its lair, Brandishing high a blood-stained glaive The Vampyre rises from his grave