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Scimitar vs. Sword

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Scimitarnoun

A sword of Persian origin that features a curved blade.

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.

Scimitarnoun

A long-handled billhook.

Swordnoun

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

Scimitarverb

(transitive) To strike or slice with, or as if with, a scimitar.

Swordnoun

(tarot) A card of this suit.

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Scimitarnoun

a curved oriental saber; the edge is on the convex side of the blade

Swordnoun

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

Scimitar

A scimitar ( or ) is a backsword or sabre with a curved blade typically associated with Middle Eastern, South Asian, or North African cultures.

Swordnoun

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

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.

Swordnoun

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

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

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Swordnoun

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

β€˜I came not to send peace, but a sword.’;

Swordnoun

The military power of a country.

β€˜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.

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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