A polearm similar to a gisarme but with less depth to the blade. Also sometimes spelled 'bardiche' or 'berdische.'
Related term(s): Polearm; Gisarme; Bardiche; Berdische; Halberd; Haft
Source information: Wise, Terrence. Medieval Warfare. New York: Hastings House Publishers, Inc., 1976. 82.
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