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Scabbard vs. Sword

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Scabbardnoun

The sheath of a sword.

Swordnoun

(weaponry) A long-bladed weapon with a hilt, and usually a pommel and cross-guard, which is designed to stab, slash, and/or hack.

Scabbardverb

To put an object (especially a sword) into its scabbard.

Swordnoun

(tarot) A suit in the minor arcana in tarot.

Scabbardnoun

The case in which the blade of a sword, dagger, etc., is kept; a sheath.

‘Nor in thy scabbard sheathe that famous blade.’;

Swordnoun

(tarot) A card of this suit.

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Scabbardverb

To put in a scabbard.

Swordnoun

(weaving) One of the end bars by which the lay of a hand loom is suspended.

Scabbardnoun

a sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet

Swordnoun

(heraldry) The weapon, often used as a heraldic charge.

Scabbardnoun

a sheath for the blade of a sword or dagger, typically made of leather or metal

‘a ceremonial sword hung at his side in a gilded scabbard’;

Swordnoun

An offensive weapon, having a long and usually sharp-pointed blade with a cutting edge or edges. It is the general term, including the small sword, rapier, saber, scimiter, and many other varieties.

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Scabbardnoun

a sheath for a gun or other weapon or tool.

Swordnoun

Hence, the emblem of judicial vengeance or punishment, or of authority and power.

‘He [the ruler] beareth not the sword in vain.’; ‘She quits the balance, and resigns the sword.’;

Scabbard

A scabbard is a sheath for holding a sword, knife, or other large blade. As well, rifles may be stored in a scabbard by horse riders.

Swordnoun

Destruction by the sword, or in battle; war; dissension.

‘I came not to send peace, but a sword.’;

Swordnoun

The military power of a country.

‘He hath no more authority over the sword than over the law.’;

Swordnoun

One of the end bars by which the lay of a hand loom is suspended.

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Swordnoun

a cutting or thrusting weapon with a long blade

Sword

A sword is an edged, bladed weapon intended for manual cutting or thrusting. Its blade, longer than a knife or dagger, is attached to a hilt and can be straight or curved.

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