Double Edged

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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 (刀), pisau, golok) refers to a single-e ...
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 ...
... 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 ... to the Red Sea province, the straight, double-edged swords known as kaskara were an essential possession of most men." ...

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