Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of glaive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See glaive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A lance or spear.
  • n. A sword; a broadsword; a falchion.
  • n. A weapon like the halberd, having a long cutting blade with a sharp point fixed upon a staff: sometimes called a Welsh glave, from its supposed origin.
  • n. A slipper.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The door quivered beneath the general onslaught of the now exultant outlaws, and, as a glave shattered the panel the jester threw himself over the casement.

    Under the Rose

  • But as he attempted to pass the gate, a stalwart guard stepped forward, presenting a formidable-looking glave.

    Under the Rose

  • The guard unsuspiciously handed the glave to the jester, who immediately turned it upon the sentinel.

    Under the Rose

  • They gave her husband an excuse for his venerable silk hat and his gilded glave.

    We Can't Have Everything

  • They consisted of the long sword, the short sword, the dagger, the mace, and a weapon known as the hand-gisarm, or glave-lot -- a heavy swordlike blade eight palms long, a palm in breadth, and riveted to a stout handle of wood three feet long.

    Men of Iron

  • Sastoji se od 4 nezavisne dozirne glave i ima mogue?

    We Blog A Lot

  • "zone_info": "huffpost. green/blog; featured-posts = 1; green = 1; nickname = james-glave; entry_id = 212390; british-columbia = 1; carbon-emissions = 1; hydro-electric-power = 1; privatization = 1; renewable-energy = 1; run-of-river = 1",

    James Glave: Backstage at a Run-of-River Green-Energy Project

  • "zone_info": "huffpost. media/blog; media = 1; nickname = kevin-smokler; entry_id = 171470; authors = 1; books = 1; booktours = 1; events = 1; jerry-stahl = 1; johnathan-keats = 1; mary-roach = 1; readings = 1; thomas-glave = 1",

    Kevin Smokler: The Shelf Talker

  • "zone_info": "huffpost. politics/blog; featured-posts = 1; politics = 1; world = 1; nickname = james-glave; entry_id = 258025; exile = 1; expats = 1; health-care = 1; healthcare-reform = 1; single-payer = 1",

    James Glave: Private Health Care is Stranding U.S. Expats Overseas

  • "zone_info": "huffpost. green/blog; featured-posts = 1; green = 1; nickname = james-glave; entry_id = 165688; @yus-news = 1; barack-obama = 1; energy = 1; green-energy = 1; high-speed-rail = 1; hsr = 1; renewable-energy = 1",

    James Glave: High Time for High-Speed Rail

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