Baselard


Baselard
A *dagger worn from a waist-band or girdle; frequently forbidden (in the 13-14c) to beneficed *clergy by Church councils.

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  • Baselard — Bas e*lard, n. [OF. baselarde, LL. basillardus.] A short sword or dagger, worn in the fifteenth century. [Written also {baslard}.] Fairholt. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • baslard — Baselard Bas e*lard, n. [OF. baselarde, LL. basillardus.] A short sword or dagger, worn in the fifteenth century. [Written also {baslard}.] Fairholt. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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