harro noun a sword 19. etymology: possibly a development from Romany horo with the same meaning; collected by Simson (1865) and attested by two of his informants note:

Grellmann (1787) collected the form Goro ‘a sword, a dagger’ from Continental gipsies and the above may be a development of this.

Smart & Crofton (1875) collected the form haúro n., ‘a sword’ from English Gypsies.