Masakari

A Japanese battle-axe used by the Yamabushi warrior monks. It is made up of a heavy metal head with a point opposite the blade attached to a wooden handle by means of a socket.
How to cite this article: Dugdale-Pointon, TDP. (19 April 2004), Masakari, http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/weapons_masakari.html

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