Definitions for "Boffer"
Keywords:  weapon, foam, sword, padded, unarmored
A term originated with the SCA to refer to foam weapons.
A boffer weapon is a padded, relatively safe mockup of a real sword, mace, staff, or whatever. It generally consists of a length of PVC pipe wrapped in insulation foam and duct tape, though more exotic materials can be used.
a harmless, homemade sword players carry