- the steel, cross-piece between the hand and blade of a Medieval sword.
Medieval glossary. 2014.
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cross-guard — see cross B … Useful english dictionary
cross guard — noun : a sword or bayonet guard consisting of a short bar which crosses the blade at its junction with the hilt * * * cross guard noun The bar, at right angles to the blade, forming the hilt guard of a sword • • • Main Entry: ↑cross * * * cross… … Useful english dictionary
cross-guard — /ˈkrɒs gad/ (say kros gahd) noun the transverse guard of a sword set at right angles to the blade … Australian English dictionary
Cross — The typically straight bar or guard of a Medieval sword, also called a cross guard . A Renaissance term for the straight or curved cross guard was the quillons (possibly from an old French or Latin term for a type of reed) … Medieval glossary
cross-hilted — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective of a sword : having a cross guard and thus forming with the blade a Latin cross … Useful english dictionary
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