cross-guard


cross-guard
cross-guard
see cross- B.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • cross guard — noun : a sword or bayonet guard consisting of a short bar which crosses the blade at its junction with the hilt * * * cross guard noun The bar, at right angles to the blade, forming the hilt guard of a sword • • • Main Entry: ↑cross * * * cross… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross-guard — /ˈkrɒs gad/ (say kros gahd) noun the transverse guard of a sword set at right angles to the blade …   Australian English dictionary

  • Cross-guard — the steel, cross piece between the hand and blade of a Medieval sword …   Medieval glossary

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  • cross-hilted — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective of a sword : having a cross guard and thus forming with the blade a Latin cross …   Useful english dictionary

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