What is Hoko a samurai weapon related to Samurai Armor?
"Hoko" is a weapon that has a long handle attached to a sword with blades on both sides. It was the main weapon in close combat. It is the oldest type of long-handled weapon in Japan. The method of attack adopted was to hold the center of the handle with both hands and stab the enemy.
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