They did have swords specifically designed for boar hunting that had a locking cross bar about eight inches from the tip of the blade ,they are very similar in apperance to longswords in dimensions but with much more robust cross section of the blade . But for the most part boar hunting was done with boar spears . Even hunting boar with dogs is a hairy / risky affair and they did not have access to the kind of health care we do . There are numerous historical accounts of men dying doing so and it still happens today with hunters hunting boar with traditional methods. The hirschfanger,langemesser,hanger etc. was used more as a side arm for self defence and as a general use tool . Its just one peice of a greater hunting trousse/kit hunters carried with them some having upwards of 40 individual knives and odds and end tools each with different uses some with specific ritual uses ( heart or liver knives etc. ) . Hunting in period and up till relatively recently was a very ritualized affair . Each game having specific means , tools , animals associated with the hunt and varying laws accompanying them.
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