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Friday word: Yataghan

yataghan, noun yat·a·ghan \ˈya-tə-ˌgan, ˈya-ti-gən\

: a long knife or short saber that lacks a guard for the hand at the juncture of blade and hilt and that usually has a double curve to the edge and a nearly straight back

For an example, see this photo

Etymology:

Turkish yatağan


First Known Use: 1815
Tags: noun, turkish, wordsmith: med_cat, y
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