A short sword popular with wealthy Italians in the 1400's. Its name refers to the hilt of the blade which is supposed to be five (cinque) fingers wide.

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  • cinquedea — /ching kwi dee euh, day euh/, n. an Italian short sword of the late 15th and early 16th centuries having a broad, tapering blade, often richly ornamented. [1895 1900; < It, equiv. to cinque five ( L quinque) + dea (dial.) fingers, akin to dito… …   Universalium

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