Definitions

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  • n. An Egyptian sickle sword used to disarm the opponent than to cause lethal damage.

Etymologies

From Egyptian (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Pagonel was about to shout out, and to roll out from under the wagon, but it was too late, and all he could do was avert his eyes as another soldier brought his great khopesh swinging down to behead the man.

    Immortalis

  • He "stood on the boundaries of the land, to keep watch on its borders," personally leading his soldiers to battle, armed with the _khopesh_ or falchion.

    Ancient Egypt

  • As to the new "dashboard" - I only know I'm logged in by the "Logout" link, whereas before I knew I was logged in as "khopesh."

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