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  • as insword
  • as insword

synonyms for rapier

  • blade
  • dagger
  • weapon
  • bill
  • brand
  • cutlass
  • epee
  • foil
  • scimitar
  • bilbo
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How to use rapier in a sentence

A leather swordbelt, gold-embroidered at the edges, carried a long steel-halted rapier in a leather scabbard chaped with steel.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
As you are doubtless aware, between civilians the small-sword, the rapier and the pistol are what are usually employed.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Half frantic, I dashed forward, snatching as I did so a rapier from the wall, the only weapon handy.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
But the next moment he was on his feet, his rapier firmly gripped once more, for all that his arm still felt a trifle numbed.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Routledge, with a studio in Rome, and having been educated at a German university, is familiar with the use of the rapier.
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A PLAYBRONSON HOWARD
They might have been compared to a rapier and a two-handed broadsword.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
The deep eyes that met his steadily had in them the rapier flash.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
As he spoke, he absently rested the point of his rapier on the ground.
THE CHILD OF PLEASUREGABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO
The rapier had penetrated, just under the right breast, almost to the rib.
THE CHILD OF PLEASUREGABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO
He picked it up and flexed it a bit, as a man might flex a rapier to test its material.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RAPIER

  • backsword
  • bilbo
  • blade
  • brand
  • broadsword
  • claymore
  • creese
  • curtana
  • cutlas
  • cutlass
  • dagger
  • damascus blade
  • dirk
  • epee
  • estoc
  • falchion
  • foil
  • glaive
  • hanger
  • kris
  • rapier
  • saber
  • sabre
  • scimitar
  • scimiter
  • smallsword
  • spadroon
  • toledo
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