An anelace, also called an anlace, is typically regarded as a medieval long dagger. [] However, some sources treat it as a type of sword. An anelace was sharp on both sides and could be carried at the small of the back [] or girdle. [] Two anelaces could be used in a paired fighting style similar to using a sword and parrying dagger.It is known in the city of Verona and the surrounding Veneto region of Italy by the name "cinquedea", which translates as "five fingers". []

Anelace in Popular Culture

* Anelace is a type of sword in the MMORPG Final Fantasy XI. []

ee also

* Sword
* Dagger
* List of Medieval Weapons

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