Etymology
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falchion (n.)

"a broad sword, somewhat curved," c. 1300, fauchoun, from Old French fauchon "curved sword," from Vulgar Latin *falcionem, from diminutive of Latin falx "sickle" (see falcate). Partially re-Latinized in early Modern English.

updated on October 11, 2014

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Definitions of falchion from WordNet

falchion (n.)
a short broad slightly convex medieval sword with a sharp point;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.