A scaramasax was a large knife used by the early Saxons and Franks as a weapon or hunting knife. Its name derives from late Latin scramasaxus, from (assumed) Old Frankish skramasax, from skrama- (akin to Middle High German schram gash) + sax knife (akin to Old English seax knife, short sword).


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