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n. - A guard who carries a weapon consisting typically of a battle-ax and pike mounted on a handle about six feet long (as a symbol of his duty).

Usage examples (38)
  • His jeweled arm lifted, gesturing to a halberdier.
  • The halberdier closed once more, and fresh blood spangled the floor.
  • The halberdier straightened over the Kielmark's sagging form, uncertain.
  • The question, from a muscular halberdier, sent a shiver down Suzine's stooped spine. for more
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