Socht's sword

Irish - A sword formerly owned by Cuchulainn. This wonderful sword once belonged to Cuchulainn and came down to Socht. It was once stolen by Duibhdhriu who used it to kill Socht's grandfather. As the result of a judgment by Fitheal, the sword was given to Cormac mac Airt. It was said that the sword could split a man in half and one half of the body would be unaware that anything untoward had happened to the other half until they fell apart. It was also said that it could split a hair floating on water. In some references, known as Socht's sword, Amelias or Amelias.

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