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Clayʹmore or Glayʹmore (2 syl.)

is the Celtic glaif (a bent sword), Gaelic claidheamh (a sword), and mór (great). (See Morglay.)

“Iʹve told thee how the Southrons fell

Beneath the broad claymore.”


Aytoun: Execution of Montrose, stanza 2

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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