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Dagger, Main Gauche
Blade, Sidearm, Dueling, Dagger, Latin Europe, Courtier, Pirate, Civilian
A long bladed dagger with an enhanced guard, which is specialized for parrying, usually wielded in the left hand (hence the name) in conjunction with a second weapon held in the right, frequently a rapier, a cut-and-thrust sword, or an arming sword. Often lacking an edge (sometimes single edged), the narrow blade on the typical main gauche ensures that despite its principally defensive purpose, it is capable of lethal thrusting attacks. Held in left hand, used as blocking weapon in conjunction with a longer weapon such as a rapier or an arming sword (see Main Gauche MF). This weapon should not be confused for the Main Gauche MF, which is actually named after this weapon.
Main Gauche with clamshell guard, 16th Century, Genoa Main Gauche with cup hilt, Spanish, 17th Century
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