Weapons are implements designed for combat or war; unlike armor, they are understood to be primarily offensive in nature.  As medieval heraldry was originally borne by the warrior class, weapons were often used as charges.

For specific entries, see:  arrow, axe, battering ram, bow, cannon, catapult, chaine shot, crossbow, fireball, flail, gun, hammer, knife, mace, pole-arm, pole-cannon, sling, spear, staff (club), streitgabelklinge, sword, trident, vajhra, zulfikar.  See also quintain, quiver, scabbard.

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