Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A long, heavy, two-handed and two-edged sword, formerly used by Spanish foot soldiers and by executioners.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A long, heavy, two-handed and two-edged sword, formerly used by Spanish foot soldiers and by executioners.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of two-handed sword used by infantry in the fifteenth century and later. See spadone.

Etymologies

French espadon, from Spanish espadon. (Wiktionary)

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