Flamberge

or Floberge. The sword which Maugis took from Anthénor, the Saracen admiral, when he came to attack the castle of Oriande la Feé. It was made by Weyland, the Vulcan of the Northern Olympus.

(Romance of Maugis d' Aygremont et de Vivian son Frère.)

“Mais si une fois je luy fais essayer ceste-cy plus tranchante que `Joyeuse, Durandel, Hauteclaire, ou Flamberge,' je le fendray jusques l'estomach” —Pierre de l'Arivey: Le Jaloux, v.6.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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