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Old 30-08-2012, 01:45 AM   #576
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Lightbulb Blindfold and Dagger

Cloak and dagger is an English term sometimes used to refer to situations involving intrigue, secrecy, espionage, or mystery...

In historical European martial arts, the term can be taken literally, and refers to wielding a dagger in one hand and a cloak in the other. The purpose of the cloak was to obscure the presence or movement of the dagger, to provide minor protection from slashes, to restrict the movement of the opponent's weapon, and to provide a distraction. Use of the cloak and dagger was considered a "dishonest" method of combat because of its deceptive tactics...
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