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Sarissa - the weapon of the past

I encountered word sarissa in a book in Ancient Greece setting. When I looked the word up in OED I found no entry for it and proceeded to Google. There I stumbled across Wikipedia article on Macedonian weapon called 'sarissa' which, according to the defenition from Wiki, "was a long spear or pike about 4–6 metres (13–20 ft) in length." The weapon was used in Macedonian phalanxes as a replacement for dory. I suggest adding the entry to the dictionary using the definition from Wikipedia or the original source.
The article itself can be found here. Checked 13.06.2018 10:25 GMT.


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