Claymore vs. Sword

Claymore vs. Sword — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Claymore and Sword

Claymorenoun

A claymore mine.

Swordnoun

A handheld weapon consisting typically of a long, straight or slightly curved, pointed blade having one or two cutting edges and set into a hilt.

Claymorenoun

A large, double-edged broadsword formerly used by Scottish Highlanders.

Swordnoun

An instrument of death or destruction.

Claymorenoun

A large two-handed sword historically used by the Scottish Highlanders.

Swordnoun

The use of force, as in war.

Claymorenoun

antipersonnel mine

Swordnoun

Military power or jurisdiction.

Claymorenoun

a large double-edged broadsword; formerly used by Scottish Highlanders

Swordnoun

(weaponry) A long-bladed weapon with a hilt, and usually a pommel and cross-guard, which is designed to stab, slash, and/or hack.

Claymorenoun

an anti-personnel land mine whose blast is aimed at the oncoming enemy

Swordnoun

(tarot) A suit in the minor arcana in tarot.

Swordnoun

(tarot) A card of this suit.

Swordnoun

(weaving) One of the end bars by which the lay of a hand loom is suspended.

Swordnoun

(heraldry) The weapon, often used as a heraldic charge.

Swordnoun

a cutting or thrusting weapon with a long blade