Lujiao Dao (Deer Horn Knives) - Chinese Martial Arts Weapon
This section provides details on the Chinese martial arts weapon known as Lujiao Dao. It is also known as "Deer Horn Knives" or "Duck Blades".
This martial arts weapon looks like a set of large brass knuckles with knives on either side of the fist. It was used as a more easily concealed weapon (versus a long spear or sword) that could be brought out in order to inflict damage and block an opponent's weapon with the metal hooked blades. It was especially good for combat in enclosed spaces (i.e. places where it was hard to swing a sword).
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