thrusting and cutting weapons 
Weapons with steel blades of various lengths designed to pierce or cut.
Sword with a short wide blade whose point could be slipped between the links of chain mail.
Single-edged weapon with a short pointed wide blade.
Weapon with a tapered pointed blade small enough to slip between the links of chain mail.
Long heavy double-edged sword held with two hands and used mainly during the Middle Ages.
Sword with a long tapered blade that was once used for dueling.
Weapon with a long, usually curved blade and one sharp edge.