yataghan

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a long Turkish knife with a curved blade having a single edge

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The bayonets usually took the form of the French-style brass-handled, wavy-bladed yataghans, though a small number of guns had their barrels turned down to mount a more traditional socket bayonet.
And now, in spite of efforts by the officers, some soldiers begin to pillage, grabbing jewels, burnous, yataghans from the corpses.
For Oriental ornament pervaded the new scheme; and where there had once been a gun hung on hooks and sporting prints and a stuffed fish in a glass case, there were now festoons of Eastern drapery and trophies of scimitars, tulwars, and yataghans, as if in unconscious preparation for the coming of the gentleman with the turban.