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claymore Saltos de línea: clay|more
Pronunciación: /ˈkleɪmɔː/

Definición de claymore en inglés:


1A broadsword formerly used by Scottish Highlanders, typically double-edged.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Clasped before her in her hands, with its point resting on the mahogany wood, was a large, double-handed broadsword - a claymore.
  • Quickly, the Highlander sheathed his claymore and dropped his shield.
  • As the claymores, targes and antique pistols on the walls of Seaforth Cottage also testify, domicile north of the Great Glen can also engender a degree of swashbuckling.
2A type of anti-personnel mine.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Of course, no soldier would dare go off into battle without a sidearm and trusty combat knife, and a well-thrown hand grenade or a well-placed claymore mine can likewise serve you well.
  • The mines were intended as anti-personnel devices, jury-rigged claymores.
  • He's sitting over on 6th Avenue, chortling at the abusive nature of this show, which is akin to hunting foals with an Uzi, claymores and hand grenades.


Early 18th century: from Scottish Gaelic claidheamh 'sword' + mór 'great'.

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