Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Edge
The sharp, cutting part of a blade. Swords are single or double-edged.
Tip
The pointed end of a sword’s blade. Most swords taper towards the tip, but some are straight until the very tip.
Tuck
See Estoc.
Abbasi
Straight-bladed steel sword with a padded hilt; back of the blade was strengthened by supports; often highly decorated with gold inlay and gilt.
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