Definition of Gisarme

1. Noun. (weapons) A type of polearm having a spearhead and a reverse hooked spike on the back. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gisarme

1. a medieval weapon [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gisarme

girthless
girths
girthy
girting
girtline
girtlines
girts
girus
giruses
girvasite
girya
gis
gisaring
gisarings
gisarm
gisarme (current term)
gisarmes
gisarms
gise
gish
gished
gishes
gisle
gisles
gism
gismo
gismondine
gismondines
gismondite
gismos

Literary usage of Gisarme

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Promptorium Parvulorum Sive Clericorum, Dictionarius Anglo-latinus Princeps by Galfridus, British Museum (1843)
"6, 1285, it is apparent that the gisarme was one of the weapons in ordinary use among ... The gisarme was used in England as late as the battle of Flodden, ..."

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