bilbo

bilbo

/ˈbɪlbəʊ/
noun
A sword used in former times, noted for the temper and elasticity of its blade.

Origin
Mid 16th century: from Bilboa, an earlier English form of the name Bilbao, noted for the manufacture of fine blades.

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The bilbo used by Henry’s multi-great grandfather hung above the mantle. It was a prized possession which he maintained in peak condition.

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[Please note: Henry’s great-great… was not Bilbo Baggins.]

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