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Nanban tetsu (南蠻鉃)
Literally: Southern barbarian steel.
Chinese for a bronze mace.
Dāobǎ shù (刀把束)
Qing Chinese for the ferrule of a saber hilt.
Dāobǎ dǐngshù (刀把頂束)
Qing Chinese for "saber pommel".
Dāobǎ (刀把 / 刀把)
Qing Chinese for "saber grip".
A saber associated with the Pashtuns of present-day Afghanistan.
A construction of edged weapons where a separate piece of high-carbon steel is forged into layers of milder steel.
Cantonese for báitóng.
An alloy of copper, nickel, and zinc used among others for sword parts.
A rather broad term that is used to describe steel that exhibits a fancy pattern.
A type of pattern-welding using twisted rods of steel.
A type of pattern welding known in English as twist-core.