Rapier

A rapier is a slender, sharply pointed sword, ideally used for thrusting attacks, used mainly in Early Modern Europe during the 16th and 17th centuries.

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Spada Da Lato
... sword and in turn the predecessor of the rapier of the Early Modern period ... the Dardi school of Italian fencing, influential on 17th century rapier fencing ... finger on the ricasso to improve the grip (a practice that would continue in the rapier) led to the production of hilts with a guard for the finger ...
Golem (comics) - Hood Foe
... So Golem and his assistant Madame Rapier kill Mosh ... After the Hood arrived and stole half the diamonds, he gave Madam Rapier a list of pawn shops for them to scout, in case Hood tried to sell them ... Golem agreed but after the Hood left, told Rapier to kill the thief at their rendezvous ...
Rapier - Popular Culture and Entertainment
... Despite the rapier's common usage in the 16th–17th centuries, many films set in these periods (many starring Errol Flynn) have the swordsmen using épées or foils ... Actual rapier combat was hardly the lightning thrust and parry depicted ... Hobbs attempted to more closely match traditional rapier technique in Three Musketeers and The Four Musketeers ...
Colichemarde - Brief History
... Popularity of the colichemarde declined when rapiers went out of fashion, the advantage of the colichemarde being that it was faster and more maneuverable than the rapier but with a wide forte to help ... smaller, lighter weapons, the colichemarde was suddenly at the same disadvantage as the rapier had been when the colichemarde was introduced, and a wider forte was of no advantage ...
LYS (sailing) - R
... R 6 -1986 1,19 R 6 1987- 1,20 Rapid 1,14 Rapier 25 MH 1,05 Rapier 28 MH 1,05 Rapier 30 1,10 Rapier 31 1,11 Rasmus 35 1,03 Ravage 36 1,23 RB 111 1,20 ...