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Brewer's: Flamberge

or Floberge. The sword which Maugis took from Anthnor, the Saracen admiral, when he came to attack the castle of Oriande la Fe. It was made by Weyland, the Vulcan of the Northern Olympus.

(Romance of Maugis d' Aygremont et de Vivian son Frre.)

?Mais si une fois je luy fais essayer ceste-cy plus tranchante que `Joyeuse, Durandel, Hauteclaire, ou Flamberge,' je le fendray jusques l'estomach? ?Pierre de l'Arivey: Le Jaloux, v.6.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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