Meyer’s Longsword – Divisions of the Sword

This chapter covers the standard terminology with no surprises. The only thing of interest is the German words for the terms.

  • Knopf: Pommel
  • Ort: Point
  • Creutz: Quillons /Gefeß: Hilt
  • Heft: Haft /Bint: Grip
  • Klinge: Blade
  • Stercke: Forte: Strong
  • Schweche: Foible: Weak
  • Lange Schneide: Long Edge: True Edge: Front Edge
  • Kurtze Schneide: Short Edge: False Edge: Back Edge
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