partisan (n.) Old form(s): Partisons, Partizan , Partizans
weapon with a long handle and a broad head, sometimes with a projection at the side
AC II.vii.13[Second Servant to First Servant] a partisan I could not heave
Cym IV.ii.399[Lucius to all, of Cloten] make him with our pikes and partisans / A grave
Ham I.i.141[Marcellus to Horatio, of the Ghost] Shall I strike it with my partisan?
RJ I.i.72[Citizens to all] Clubs, bills, and partisans!
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