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Poniard

Definition of the noun poniard

What does poniard mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: poniards

  1. a dagger with a slender blade
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of poniard: bodkin
    • more generic words: dagger / sticker = a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing

Definition of the verb poniard

What does poniard mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: poniarded | poniarding | poniards

  1. stab with a poniard
    • example: They want to poniard the prisoners
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic words: knife / stab = use a knife on

Explanation

Poniard: A poniard is a form of dagger with a slim square or triangular blade. It was primarily used for stabbing in close quarters or in conjunction with a rapier. The poniard is almost identical to the dirk. Shorter than a short sword and longer than a dagger, this blade is used more as a decorative weapon than for practical use.

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Google previewTools of War (2016)

History of Weapons in Medieval Times by Syed Ramsey

poniard is a form of dagger with a slim square or triangular blade. It was primarily used for stabbing in close quarters or in conjunction with a rapier. The poniard is almost identical to the dirk. Shorter than a short sword and longer than a dagger, this blade is used more as a decorative weapon than for practical use. Rondel A rondel was a type of stiff-bladed dagger in Europe in the late Middle Ages (from the 14th century onwards), used by a variety of people from merchants to knights ...

Google previewCatholic progress (1873)

by Young men's Catholic assoc

Thus the poniard is the appropriate symbol of a grade in which it holds so important a place, while the knight himself is no less appropriately termed an executioner.

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

poniard /pon-yerd/ n. hist. a small, thin dagger. – origin French poignard. pontiff n. the Pope. – origin Latin pontifex 'high priest'. pontifical /pon-ti-fi-k'l/ adj. relating to the Pope; papal. pontificate v. /pon-ti-fi-kayt/ (pontificates, pontificating, pontificated) express your opinions in a pompous and overbearing way. n. /pon-ti -fi-kuht/ (also Pontificate) (in the Roman Catholic Church) the office of pope or bishop. pontoon1 /pon-toon/ n. Brit. a card game in which players try to obtain cards with a ...

Google previewA General Dictionary of the English Language (1780)

One Main Object of Which, Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard Pronunciation. : To which is Prefixed a Rhetorical Grammar by Thomas Sheridan

PONIARD, pón'- yểrd. f., A dagger, a fhort ftabbing weapon.

Google previewWalker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language (1823)

by John Walker

heaviness, weight Poniard, pön'yárd. s. a dagger [poniard Poniard, pöm'yárd. v. a. to stab with a Pontiff, pón'tif. s. a high priest; the pope Pontifical, pön-tiss-kāl. a. belonging to a high priest; popish * [ dom Pontificate, pön-tiffè-kāt. s. papacy, popePonton, pön-tūn'. s. a floating bridge, or invention to pass over water Pony, pö'no. s. a small horse Pool, pööl. s. a lake of standing water Poop, pööp. s. the hindermost part of a ship Poor, pöðr. a . indigent; ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and Meaning ... To which is Prefixed a Prosodial Grammar ... The Second Edition ... Enlarged (1790)

by Thomas SHERIDAN (M.A., Teacher of Elocution.)

> PONIARD, pon'-y<3rd. s. A dagger ...

Google previewA Critical Pronoucing Dictionary & Expositor of the English Language in which Not Only the Meaning of Every Word is Dearly Explaind the Sound of Every... (1830)

by John Walker

PONIARD ...

Google previewA critical pronouncing dictionary (1824)

by John Walker

PONIARD, pon'yard,s.U3,272. A dagger, a short stabbing weapon. To PONIARD, pAn'yird, e. a. To ...

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Scrabble value of P3O1N1I1A1R1D2

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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