from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name given in the middle ages to the pointed end of the martel-de-fer, or war - hammer.
  • noun The whole weapon having such a point or beak.
  • noun A name given in the eighteenth century to the head of a walking - cane having somewhat the form of a bird's beak.


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