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3.
a rather short weapon, longer than a dagger, but shorter than a longsword. It has terrible aim, but it is extremely quick and effective. See steven.
Runescape is gay (NOT) but tis weapons, like the Scimitar, are awesome!
by pseudomon October 20, 2004
 
1.
A curved sword originating from the Middle East used in close combat.
1. The Muslims fought with scimitars during the Crusades while the Christians used longswords.

2. The scimitar is a popular weapon choice for people who play RuneScape due to its balance between speed and power.
by aoaoa July 18, 2007
 
2.
"...used in close combat."

As opposed to the English, who preferred to throw their swords pommel-first at the enemy.
The God-Emperor is so just dicking around with the last definer of the word 'scimitar.' Deal.
by God-Emperor April 20, 2008