Martine

A sword. (Italian.)

“Quiconque aura affaire à moy, il faut quill ait affaire a Martine que me voyla au coste (appellant son espee `Martine').” —Brantome: 1 odomontade Espagnoles, vol. ii. p. 16.

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