The position of a weapon fitted for attack. Also, to bring a weapon to the charge.
Related term(s): Charge (Heraldry); Arms; Sword; Spear; Bow; Pike
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 100.
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