Etymology
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broadsword (n.)

"sword with a broad blade," Old English brad swurd, from broad (adj.) + sword.

updated on August 07, 2017

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Definitions of broadsword from WordNet

broadsword (n.)
a sword with a broad blade and (usually) two cutting edges; used to cut rather than stab;
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