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long twohanded [[sword]] with a 'wavy' [[blade]] used for cutting [[spear]]s []s
Latest revision as of 18:36, 27 May 2006
A flamberge is a very long two-handed sword with a 'wavy' blade used for making the most of cutting blade geometry and thrusting geometry. It was often used for pushing aside spears used for breaking into formations.
Thought to be likely primarily parade arms.