Definitions

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  • n. A single-handed, lightweight sword.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sword, especially a broadsword, formerly used both to cut and thrust.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as spadone.

Etymologies

Compare French and Spanish espadon, Italian spadone. See espadon, spade. (Wiktionary)

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  • "SPADROON, a cut and thrust sword." (citation in Historical Military Terms list description)

    October 9, 2008