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noun as in sword

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Rapier shopped the script around, but thankfully no one wanted to pick it up.

A rapier and a dagger found on the Thames foreshore show us that swordfights routinely broke out on the streets of London.

A leather swordbelt, gold-embroidered at the edges, carried a long steel-halted rapier in a leather scabbard chaped with steel.

As you are doubtless aware, between civilians the small-sword, the rapier and the pistol are what are usually employed.

Half frantic, I dashed forward, snatching as I did so a rapier from the wall, the only weapon handy.

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.

Routledge, with a studio in Rome, and having been educated at a German university, is familiar with the use of the rapier.


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On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rapier, such as: blade, dagger, weapon, bill, brand, and cutlass.

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