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English

a sword

Etymology

Old English sweord.

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sword

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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A long-bladed weapon having a handle and sometimes a hilt and designed to stab, cut or slash.
    Quotations
    • 1509: Unsheathe your sword and dub him presently. — William Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part III, Act II, Scene II, line 59.
    • 1786: Some swords were also made solely to thrust, and some only to cut; others were equally adapted for both. — Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, page 49.
  2. Someone paid to handle a sword.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A suit in the minor arcana in tarot.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A card of this suit.

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