English - United States Change

Enter your text below and click here to check the spelling

Definitions of Ferrara

  1. A sword bearing the mark of one of the family of Italy. These swords were highly esteemed in England and Scotland in the 16th and 17th centuries. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A claymore or broad sword of peculiarly excellent quality, named after a famous sword smith of the name of Andrea Ferrara, but whether he was a Spaniard or Italian is not determined. Genuine Andrea Ferraras have a crown mark on the blade. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

Usage examples for Ferrara

  1. And do you really suppose that your brother has gone to Ferrara – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  2. Ferrara was busy with thoughts of piety, the whole court barefoot, howling " Fac me plagis" between the garden walls. – Little Novels of Italy Madonna Of The Peach-Tree, Ippolita In The Hills, The Duchess Of Nona, Messer Cino And The Live Coal, The Judgment Of Borso by Maurice Henry Hewlett