Pronunciation: (hal'burd, hôl'-, hol'-; formerly hô'burd), [key]
a shafted weapon with an axlike cutting blade, beak, and apical spike, used esp. in the 15th and 16th centuries. Also,hal•bertPronunciation: (hal'burt, hôl'-, hol'-; formerly hô'burt). [key]
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