Turkish saber kilich
Kylych, Klych (tur. Kılıç — Kylych) is a generic term for long-blade weapons in Turkey. In domestic [what?] Weapons science, the word kylych means one of the types of Turkish saber. The bend of the blade begins at the end of the second third. The upper third of the blade is straight. Elman occupies most of the upper third of the blade. Dales, in most cases, are absent. The handle is straight or curved (the top does not protrude beyond the handle). The cross was used simple and complex (sabers of the XIX century). For canine riders, the crosspiece could be absent. The mass of a saber varies, on average, from one to one and a half kilograms. Canine — a chopping and stabbing saber, which was used by both foot soldiers and horsemen. Massive elman allowed him to be used against warriors in armor of a high degree of protection.