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- n. Alternative form of falchion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See falchion.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete spelling of falchion.
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But the Trumpetter in that shippe plucked foorth his faulchion and stepped to the Pilote at the helme, and vowed that if he did not speedily put off to the English Fleete, and so take part with them, he would presently kill him: which the
_That you ever must dread from his faulchion a blow_.
I turned to him, what while he girt his faulchion on, and said,
With Nelson for her faulchion keen, and her buckler Billy Blue.
Then seeing that Vikhor was perfectly enfeebled, he snatched from him his keen faulchion, and with a single blow struck off his head.
They had also greaves and helmets, and at their girdles a short faulchion, as large as a
That you ever must dread from his faulchion a blow.
In his fell hand uptakes he both faulchion and knife,
After all this curious erudition, the rough but skilful Ritson inhumanly triumphed by dissolving the magical fancies of the more elegant Warton, by explaining a _Faucon brode_ to be nothing more than a _broad faulchion_, which, in a duel, was certainly more useful than a _bird_.
And let each faulchion pierce some loyal Briton's heart!