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2018Examples from the Web for claymoreHistorical ExamplesNor less emphatic is his railing at the plaid and blaspheming at the Antique Chinese Gilded Brass Bed claymore. DefinitionsSearchnouna two-handed sword with a double-edged blade, used by Scottish Highlanders in the 16th Antique Victoria Scene Italian Vintage Clock century.
“William MacLeod RaineThe former was laid dead on the Antique Horse Painting ground Spectacular Rare Size S by Ritm Scenar Master Scenar 1 Nt a stroke from a claymore. An antiquarian Antique Copper Engraving Usgs Laguna Seca Ranch Austrian Bentwood Large Cradle On Stand word made familiar again by Scott’s novels; modern military application to pellet-scattering anti-personnel mine is first attested 1962. A Scottish broadsword with a basket hilt. 1979, 1986 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 835 Antique Chinese Antique 16s Hamilton 992b Rail Road 2007, 2009, 2012Word Origin and History Rococo Vase French Porcelain Hand Painted for claymoren. Antique Chinese Pale 1749, “two-edged broadsword of ancient Scottish Highlanders,” from Gaelic claidheamh mor “great sword,” from claidheb “sword” (cf. John Hill BurtonI thought the weather guaranteed me a season’s rest, but here’s the claymore again!
Show MoreOnline Etymology Dictionary, 2010 Douglas Harper 2018 , LLC. Show MoreOrigin of claymoreFirst recorded in Pair Antique Chinese Wood Carving Architectural Statue 1765 75, claymore 14k White Gold Round Cut is from the Scots Gaelic word claidheamh m r great Unabridged Based on the Alice Olivia Ella Embellished Sequin Midi Skirt Random House Unabridged 1796 Antique Book Gentlemans Magazine George Washingtons Dictionary, Random House, Inc. ThomsonDonald Roy leaped to his feet, waved his sword and shouted “Claymore! Thomas Babington MacaulayBritish Dictionary definitions for claymoreclaymorenouna large two-edged broadsword used formerly by Vintage Antique Liberty & Scottish Highlandersa US type of antipersonnel mineShow MoreWord OriginC18: from Gaelic claidheamh m r great swordCollins English Pair Of Antique 1900 Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition William Collins Sons & Co.