Sweord

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Sƿitser langsƿeord, fram þǣm 15. oþþe 16. gēarhundrede

Sƿeord is stycce stīeles mid langre ecge, þe man brȳcþ tō snīðendum oþþe stingendum ƿǣpne in mænigum landum and sidaþingum þǣre ƿorulde. Sƿeord hæfþ ecge, hilt, and felge.

Man geaf naman tō mænigum sƿeordum in þǣm lēoþƿrītungum, and stǣr giefþ þā ƿeorþlicnesse þæs ƿǣpnes.

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Menn macodon and brucon stīelecg ƿǣpnu fram þǣre Brānse Ieldu and siþþan. Þæt sƿeord cymþ of þǣm cnīfe þǣr langa ecga mihtlica ƿurdon, fram þǣm æfterran 3. gēarþūsende BCE in þǣm middlan ēaste, ǣrst of copere, þonne of tinbrānse. Man fand þā ieldestan sƿeordlīcan ƿǣpnu in Arslantepe on Turcena lande.