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All types of swords pirates used.
Terrifying warriors who pillaged Europe a thousand years ago. Their action and behavior associate them to the classic pirates.
A cutlass is a short sword or sabre, which has a straight or slightly curved blade sharpened on the cutting edge. Historically, the cutlass was without any doubt the most popular bladed weapon that was used in the age of sail, by merchants, navy sailors, and pirates. Learn more about its history and usage here.
The facts about naval soldiers who can be described as pirates only in a style of their actions.