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They could be up to a metre and a half long, and tended to come with a heavy [[pommel]] (partly as a counter-weight), with noticeable languets (or blood-grooves) running down the centre of the blade. There was also a later version, in the [[18th century]], which was a [[basket-hilt]]ed sword.
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They could be up to a metre and a half long, and tended to come with a heavy [[pommel]] (partly as a counter-weight), with noticeable languets (or blood-grooves) running down the centre of the blade. There was also a later version, fromthe late [[16th century]], which was a [[basket-hilt]]ed sword oftimes referred to as the broadsword.
  
 
Properly used, these were [[weapon]]s that carried the weight and momentum to drive through an enemy's attack, even through his weapon's blow, and cause a wound.
 
Properly used, these were [[weapon]]s that carried the weight and momentum to drive through an enemy's attack, even through his weapon's blow, and cause a wound.

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