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Sword vs. Dirk

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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.

Dirknoun

A long Scottish dagger with a straight blade.

Swordnoun

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

Dirknoun

A penis; dork.

Swordnoun

(tarot) A card of this suit.

Dirknoun

A socially unacceptable person; an oddball.

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Swordnoun

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

Dirkverb

To stab with a dirk.

Swordnoun

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

Dirkverb

(obsolete) To darken.

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.

Dirknoun

A kind of dagger or poniard; - formerly much used by the Scottish Highlander.

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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.’;

Dirkverb

To stab with a dirk.

Swordnoun

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

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

Dirkverb

To darken.

Swordnoun

The military power of a country.

β€˜He hath no more authority over the sword than over the law.’;

Dirkadjective

Dark.

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Swordnoun

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

Dirknoun

a long dagger with a straight blade

Swordnoun

a cutting or thrusting weapon with a long blade

Dirk

A dirk is a long bladed thrusting dagger. Historically, it was a personal weapon of officers engaged in naval hand-to-hand combat during the Age of Sail as well as the personal sidearm of Highlanders.

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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