partisan (n.)
weapon with a long handle and a broad head, sometimes with a projection at the side
AC II.vii.13 [Second Servant to First Servant] a partisan I could not heave
Cym IV.ii.399 [Lucius to all, of Cloten] make him with our pikes and partisans / A grave
Ham I.i.141 [Marcellus to Horatio, of the Ghost] Shall I strike it with my partisan?
RJ I.i.72 [Citizens to all] Clubs, bills, and partisans!
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Weapons

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