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Roberta Wright ravenenterprises at gmail.com
Wed Nov 9 04:39:05 GMT 2016


Another name is Grace knife

On Tue, Nov 8, 2016 at 9:25 PM, <adkinslawfirm at mindspring.com> wrote:

> Kirsten E. asks about "the word for that small cross-shaped knife knights
> would carry in the event of comrades w/gut wounds & etc."
>
> It's misericorde.
>
> The word leapt to mind reassuringly fast [the memory's not gone yet].  But
> then, I majored in French, played D & D, read Howard Pyle, & indulged in
> other activities leading to medieval-adjacent vocabulary.
>
> I did use Google to cross-check before posting, just to be sure.
>
> Jerrie
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