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claymore

Definitions of claymore
  1. noun
    a large double-edged broadsword; formerly used by Scottish Highlanders
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    type of:
    broadsword
    a sword with a broad blade and (usually) two cutting edges; used to cut rather than stab
  2. noun
    an antipersonnel land mine whose blast is aimed at the oncoming enemy
    synonyms: claymore mine
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    type of:
    booby trap, ground-emplaced mine, land mine
    an explosive mine hidden underground; explodes when stepped on or driven over
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