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A '''cleaver''' is a heavy-[[blade]]d [[weapon]], typically a [[knife]]. The cleaver is designed primarily for chopping rather than cutting and usually features a relatively unsharpended edge for strength.
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A '''cleaver''' is kitchen tool with a heavy, roughly rectangular [[blade]]. The cleaver is designed primarily for chopping rather than cutting.
   
 
The shape of the blade is can be much broader (sometimes almost square) than a regular knife. [[Halberd]]s often have blades that are described as being cleaver-like.
 
The shape of the blade is can be much broader (sometimes almost square) than a regular knife. [[Halberd]]s often have blades that are described as being cleaver-like.
   
[[category:weapon]] [[category:weapon parts]] [[category:artefact (medieval)]]
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[[category:weapons]] [[category:weapon parts]] [[category:artefact (medieval)]]

Latest revision as of 21:09, 22 August 2008

A cleaver is kitchen tool with a heavy, roughly rectangular blade. The cleaver is designed primarily for chopping rather than cutting.

The shape of the blade is can be much broader (sometimes almost square) than a regular knife. Halberds often have blades that are described as being cleaver-like.