A lance used by the Gauls and Franks, which consisted of a sharp, pointed piece of iron attached to a light wooden handle. Also called a 'arch-gaye.'
Related term(s): Arch-gaye; Lance; Graper; Anvil; Rest; Vamplate
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 27-28.