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gladius

(ˈɡlædɪəs; ˈɡleɪdɪəs)
n, pl -diuses
1. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) Roman history a short sword used by Roman legionaries
2. (Historical Terms) Roman history a short sword used by Roman legionaries
3. (Animals) a sword-fish
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Jack Renshaw, 23, bought a replica Roman gladius sword to kill Rosie Cooper, who represents West Lancashire, and a female police officer probing him for child sex offences.
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The doratopsis stage is characterized by: elongate, chambered neck and brachial pillar at some point in their development and a gladius that extends posteriorly beyond the fins with a secondary fin in some species or a flotation device or ornamentation usually lost during capture.