Anelace


Anelace

An anelace, also called an anlace, is typically regarded as a medieval long dagger. [http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Anlace] 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 [http://www.reliks.com/merchant.ihtml?pid=2021] or girdle. [http://www.shadowedrealm.com/glossary/term/Anelace] 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". [http://www.myarmoury.com/review_lut_10043.html]

Anelace in Popular Culture

* Anelace is a type of sword in the MMORPG Final Fantasy XI. [http://wiki.ffxiclopedia.org/wiki/Anelace]
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ee also

* Sword
* Dagger
* List of Medieval Weapons


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