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Sword vs. Sabre

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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.

Sabrenoun

A light sword, sharp along the front edge, part of the back edge, and at the point.

Swordnoun

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

Sabrenoun

A modern fencing sword modeled after the sabre.

Swordnoun

(tarot) A card of this suit.

Sabreverb

To strike or kill with a sabre.

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Swordnoun

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

Sabrenoun

See Saber.

Swordnoun

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

Sabrenoun

a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle

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.

Sabrenoun

a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back

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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.’;

Sabreverb

cut or injure with a saber

Swordnoun

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

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

Sabreverb

kill with a saber

Swordnoun

The military power of a country.

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

Sabre

A sabre (sometimes spelt saber in American English) is a type of backsword with a curved blade associated with the light cavalry of the early modern and Napoleonic periods. Originally associated with Central European cavalry such as the hussars, the sabre became widespread in Western Europe in the Thirty Years' War.

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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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