A weapon formerly used, consisting of a large blade fixed on the end of a pole, whose edge was on the outside curve; also, a light lance with a long sharp-pointed head.
A sword; -- used poetically and loosely.
A staff weapon with a long cleaver-like or scythe-shaped blade.
A staff weapon with a long, single-edged knife-shaped blade.
Long shafted weapon with a long narrow blade.
A broad-bladed, single-edged polearm. Essentially an 18” butcher-knife on a 6 - 7' pole.
A glaive is a polearm consisting of a single-edged blade on the end of a pole. It is similar to the Japanese naginata. However, instead of having a tang like a sword or naginata, the blade is affixed in a socket-shaft configuration similar to an axe head.