Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Back

The no-cutting part opposite the blade. Double-edged swords has no back.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Fuller
A shallow flute in the middle of one or both sides of a blade. Lightens the sword and makes it stronger and somewhat flexible.…
Flamberge
Special type of rapier with a waved blade. Used mostly by officers and uper class. Effective in parrying when it slows down the…
Tassets
Overlapping plates covering the joint of the haunch part in a full- armor.
Yeamberren
Wooden club with a large conical head
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