Welsh hook

A Welsh hook is a type of polearm. A halberd-like weapon with a hook on the back, and gained it name due to its prevalence among the Welsh soldiers during the medieval wars against the English.[1] It appears to have been derived from an agricultural implement known as a forest-bill (or a long hedging-bill), with the addition of a hook on the back and a spike on the front.[2]

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