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sabre

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Etymology

French sabre < German Säbel < Hungarian szablya, cognate with Danish sabel, Russian сабля, Serbo-Croatian сабља.

Pronunciation

Alternative spellings

(chiefly US): saber

Noun

Singular
sabre

Plural
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sabre ({{{1}}}) (Commonwealth)
  1. A light sword, sharp along the front edge, part of the back edge, and at the point.
  2. (fencing) A modern fencing sword modeled after the sabre.

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to sabre

Third person singular
sabr

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to sabre (third-person singular simple present sabr, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -) (Commonwealth)
  1. (transitive): To hit or kill with a sabre.

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French

Etymology

German Säbel

Pronunciation

Noun

sabre m

  1. a single-edged sword
  2. the force, arms

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