Latin, meaning: sword.
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The iron sword (gladius) was a short double-edged weapon designed to be used with one hand for sharp thrusting in close combat. In the early 1st century AD these weapons, around 50 cm (20 inches) or a little longer in length, had tapering points derived from Spanish models, but by the latter part of...
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General term for sword, NOT necessarily a shortsword.
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Gla'di·us noun ; plural Gladii . [ Latin , a sword.] (Zoology) The internal shell, or pen, of cephalopods like the squids.
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Origin: L, a sword. ... <zoology> The internal shell, or pen, of cephalopods like the squids. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• (n.) The internal shell, or pen, of cephalopods like the squids.
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(from the article `military technology`) ...to be relatively short, at first because they were made of bronze and later because they were rarely called upon to penetrate iron armour. The ... ...as a team. Hellenistic heavy infantry relied on the pike almost exclusively; the legion, by contrast, poss...
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[video game] ==Overview== The game allows the player to build a school of gladiators and take them into battle against opposing schools in a quest for fame and glory. The plot focuses on several of the main characters and slowly affects the decisions of the group, eventually leading to a fin...
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Gladius (glădĭus) was one Latin word for sword, usually a short-sword (as opposed to the longer spatha, or cavalry sword) and is used to represent the primary sword of Ancient Roman foot soldiers. Early ancient Roman swords were similar to those used by the Greeks. From the 3rd century BC, the Ro...
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[disambiguation] The word gladius can mean: ...
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[cephalopod] The gladius (plural: gladii), or pen, is a hard internal bodypart found in many cephalopods of the superorder Decapodiformes (particularly squids) and in a single extant member of the Octopodiformes, the vampire squid (Vampyroteuthis infernalis). It is a vestige of the ancestral...
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