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  • (Weapon) Category:Weapon A sword with one sharp edge.
         *1884: It is a thick, heavy backsword, eighteen inches long, with a bevel where the point should be, worn at the waist in a half-scabbard of wood, and used for digging as well as killing. — Robert F. Burton, The Book of the Sword, page 140.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Back"sword` (&?;), n. [2d back, n. + sword.] 1. A sword with one sharp edge.

2. In England, a stick with a basket handle, used in rustic amusements; also, the game in which the stick is used. Also called singlestick. Halliwell.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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