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Definition of the noun Baselard

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  1. a type of heavy dagger popular in the 14th and 15th centuries.


The baselard is a historical type of dagger or short sword of the Late Middle Ages.

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Google previewArmsbearing and the Clergy in the History and Canon Law of Western Christianity (2013)

by Lawrence G. Duggan

A baselard is a kind of sword or dagger, while a baldric is a diagonal strap for hanging a sword and is usually richly ornamented. From this choice of words, admittedly influenced by the poetic form, one cannot be sure whether Mirk objected ...

Google previewMiddle English Dictionary (1957)

by Hans Kurath

baselard n. (l) Also baslard. [AF; cp.CF bazelaire, b2delaire.] A kind of ( fashionable) dagger, curved or straight, worn in an (ornamental) sheath at the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Sword (1995)

by Nick Evangelista

BASELARD. A short sword carried by civilians in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. The blade was straight and tapering ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1887)

To which is Prefixed, a Dissertation on the Origin of the Scottish Language by John Jamieson

A baselard: a long dagger or sheathed knife, worn suspended from the girdle; baselarde, Prompt. Parv. “Item [the first day of November, 1495, in Edinburgh], bocht to the King fra the Franche cutlar, ij baslaris, price xlviij s.” Accts. L. H. Treas .

Google previewDictionary of Artifacts (2008)

by Barbara Ann Kipfer

baselard: a type of dagger, usually used by civilians in the ...

Google previewThe New Weapons of the World Encyclopedia (2007)

An International Encyclopedia from 5000 B.C. to the 21st Century by Diagram Group

Baselard. The medieval name for a type with a cross-piece at the guard and pommel. Most have tapered, double-edged blades. From c. 1300-1500. a 0 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

The gown is girdled at the waist with a girdle from which hangs the anelace or baselard (fig. 34). Shoes are pointed. Hats and caps are seen in many shapes, but the ...

Google previewA Dictionary in English and Latine ... Recognized by Dr. Evans ... and then by W. Clerk. And now at this last impression enlarged, etc (1634)

A crooked baselard, * BizachiUS. WHaving edge on cpther ÜDe, ...

Google previewWharton's Pocket Law Dictionary

Baselard, or Basillard, a weapon, a poignard, Speight's Chaucer; 12 Rich 2, c6. Basels, coins abolished by Hen. II., A.D. 1158. Basic life assurance and general annuity business, means life assurance business other than pension business ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Words and Phrases Used in Ancient and Modern Law (2000)

by Arthur English

Baselard. A poinard or dagger.

Google previewA Compleat English Dictionary Oder Vollständig Englisch-Deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von --- Hrsg. U. Verb. Von Anton Ernst Klausing. Etc. 4. Aufl (1771)

+ Baselard, unpoignar-d, ein Dolch, so DagET. N Bäsely, basement, IA-6ement, vilainement, urpiter, niederträchtiger, schändlicher, schelmischer, ehrvergessener weise. Boseness, so Bonteuse, turpitudo, Äro. Schelmerey, Niederträch- gkeit.

Google previewA Compleat English Dictionary (1788)

Oder Vollständiges Englisch-deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von Nathan Bailey Herausgegeben; Jetzt Aber Fast Ganz Umgearbeitet, Vermehret und Verbessert Von Anton Ernst Klausing, ... by Nathan Bailey

Baselard, unpoignard, ein Dolch, s. Dagger. Basely basement, läehement, viainement, orpiter, niederträchtiger, schändlicher, schelmischer, ehrvergessener Weise. Băseness, bass- bonteuss, turpitudo, tigkeit. - Bassrocket patience, reseda ...

Google previewMilitary Dictionary. Eng.-Germ. and Germ.-Eng (1837)

by Friedrich Wilhelm STREIT (Major.)

Dolch, der; Skain, Skene, Skean, skaine, Skeyne, Dag, Dagger, Stiletto, Baselard, Poiniard. Dolch ritter, der; Skain's-man.

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Small photo of Short Swiss sword with a distinctive crescent-shaped pommel and crossguard (type of baselard dagger). XVI century.Small photo of Short Swiss sword with a distinctive crescent-shaped pommel and cross-guard (type of baselard dagger). XVI centurySmall photo of Short Swiss sword with a distinctive crescent-shaped pommel and cross guard (type of baselard dagger). More...

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Scrabble value of B3A1S1E1L1A1R1D2

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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