Double Edged

Some articles on double edged, double, edged:

... The blade of the kaskara was usually about a yard long, double edged and with a spatulate tip ... and may represent a localized survival of the straight, double-edged medieval Arab sword ... and eastern Sudan, from Chad through Darfur and across to the Red Sea province, the straight, double-edged swords known as kaskara were an essential possession of most men ...
Viking Age Arms And Armour - Weapons - Sword
... The Viking sword was for single-handed use to be combined with a shield, with a double edged blade length of typically around 90 cm ... The double-edged blade design hints toward combat based on thrusting as opposed to hacking ... A distinct class of early single edged swords is known from Eastern Norway at the time ...
Blade Weapons - Typology - Single and Double-edged
... "Double-edge" redirects here ... For the physical theatre company, see Double Edge Theatre ... In most Asian countries, a sword (jian 劍, geom (검), ken/tsurugi (剣), pedang) is a double-edged straight-bladed weapon, while a knife or saber (dāo 刀, do (도), to/katana ...

Famous quotes containing the words edged and/or double:

    A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
    Washington Irving (1783–1859)

    Was it the double of my dream
    The woman that by me lay
    Dreamed, or did we halve a dream
    Under the first cold gleam of day?
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)