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SCHIAVONE

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Originally appearing in Volume V24, Page 323 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SCHIAVONE, the Italian name of the basket-hilted sword of the 17th century, resembling what is erroneously called the " claymore " of modern Highland regiments. The " schiavone " was the sword of the Slavonic guards (Schiavone.) of the doges of Venice, whence the name (see SWORD).
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