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may refer to:
- A weapon:
Broadsword may refer to:*Broadsword , a military sword used by heavy cavalry during the 17th to early 19th centuriesIn more modern times, it has also been used to refer to:...
(basket-hilted sword), a military sword used by heavy cavalry during the 17th to early 19th centuries
In more modern times, it has also been used to refer to:
- Arming sword
The arming sword is the single handed cruciform sword of the High Middle Ages, in common use between ca. 1000 and 1500, possibly remaining in rare use into the 16th century...
, the single-handed cruciform sword of the High Middle Ages in Europe
- Dao (sword)
Daois a category of single-edge Chinese swords primarily used for slashing and chopping , often called a broadsword in English translation because some varieties have wide blades. In China, the dao is known as one of the four major weapons, along with the gun , qiang , and the jian , and referred...
, a category of single-edged Chinese swords, is often translated to English, as broadsword.
as a proper name
Broadsword Interactive, the developers of Dance Factory
- HMS Broadsword
Two ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Broadsword after the weapon.*The first HMS Broadsword was a Weapon class destroyer commissioned in 1948....
, the name given to two ships of the British Royal Navy
- Great sword (disambiguation)
- Longsword (disambiguation)
- Shortsword (disambiguation)