Definitions of sword

  1. Hence, the emblem of judicial vengeance or punishment, or of authority and power. Newage Dictionary DB
  2. Destruction by the sword, or in battle; war; dissension. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. The military power of a country. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. One of the end bars by which the lay of a hand loom is suspended. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. A long, keen-edged, sharp-pointed offensive weapon with one or two cutting edges; the symbol of justice, vengeance, or war. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. An offensive weapon with a long blade, sharp upon one or both edges, for cutting or thrusting: destruction by the sword or by war: war: the emblem of vengeance or justice, or of authority and power. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. A weapon for cutting or thrusting; destruction by war; war. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. A long blade fixed in a hilt, as a weapon; military power. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. A sharp-edged offensive weapon used either for thrusting or cutting; destruction by war; an emblem of vengeance or justice, authority and power; war; dissension; an emblem of triumph and protection. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. A warlike weapon made of steel, consisting of a long knife-like blade, one side being a sharp cutting edge, and having a handle at one end-used as a weapon for stabbing and cutting; destruction by war; vengeance or justice; emblem of power or of triumph. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for sword

  1. Why was he not dead, he who had a sword at his side? – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  2. I saw you hit three or four fellows running with the flat of your sword – Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley