poniard


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Poniard \Pon"iard\, n. [F. poignard (cf. It. pugnale, Sp.
   pu[~n]al), fr. L. pugio, -onis; probably akin to pugnus fist,
   or fr. pugnus fist, as held in the fist. See Pugnacious.]
   A kind of dagger, -- usually a slender one with a triangular
   or square blade.
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         She speaks poniards, and every word stabs. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Poniard \Pon"iard\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Poniarded; p. pr. &
   vb. n. Poniarding.]
   To pierce with a poniard; to stab. --Cowper.
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