Dirk

A dirk is a long thrusting dagger. Historically, it was a personal weapon of officers engaged in naval hand-to-hand combat during the Age of Sail, as well as the personal sidearm of the officers of Scottish Highland regiments, and Japanese naval officers.

Read more about Dirk:  Etymology, Naval Dirk, Highland Dirk

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