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Definition of halbert

halbert
Halberd Hal"berd (h[o^]l"b[~e]rd; 277), n. [F. hallebarde; of German origin; cf. MHG. helmbarte, G. hellebarte; prob. orig., an ax to split a helmet, fr. G. barte a broad ax (orig. from the same source as E. beard; cf. Icel. bar[eth]a, a kind of ax, skegg beard, skeggja a kind of halberd) + helm helmet; but cf. also MHG. helm, halm, handle, and E. helve. See Beard, Helmet.] (Mil.) An ancient long-handled weapon, of which the head had a point and several long, sharp edges, curved or straight, and sometimes additional points. The heads were sometimes of very elaborate form. [Written also halbert.]

Meaning of halbert from wikipedia

- A halberd (also called halbard, halbert or Swiss voulge) is a two-handed pole weapon that came to prominent use during the 14th and 15th centuries. The...
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- 1869 – February 17, 1870 Goshen Charles Van Wyck contested election. Halbert S. Greenleaf Democratic 30th March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885 Rochester [Data...
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- Jacques Halbert, born in 1955 in Bourgueil, is a French contemporary artist. He attended the Br****art School in Tours (1972-1973) then studied at the...
- Halbert L. Dunn, M.D. (1896–1975) was the leading figure in establishing a national vital statistics system in the United States and is known as the "father...
- Sherrill Halbert (October 17, 1901 – May 31, 1991) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of...
- Hugh Victor Halbert (17 January 1910 – 31 January 1997) was an Australian politician. Born in Meckering, Western Australia, he was educated at Hale School...
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