Definition of longsword in English:

longsword

noun

  • 1A sword with a long blade, especially one designed to be used with two hands.

  • 2Usually with capital initial. (An epithet of) William, third earl of Salisbury (1167–1226), the illegitimate son of King Henry II of England and Ida de Tosny, and his son, also named William (1209–50).

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in Layamon (fl. 1250), poet. From long + sword.

Pronunciation

longsword

/ˈlɒŋsɔːd/