Definition of scramasax in English:

scramasax

Line breaks: scrama|sax
Pronunciation: /ˈskraməsaks
 
/

noun

  • A large knife with a single-edged blade found among the grave goods in many Anglo-Saxon burials. Such knives were used in hunting and fighting.

Origin

mid 19th century: of Germanic origin.

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