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synonyms for skean

  • bayonet
  • blade
  • sword
  • bodkin
  • cutlass
  • dirk
  • poniard
  • stiletto
  • stylet
  • switchblade
  • anlace
  • sidearm
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How to use skean in a sentence

Kyral's face changed as she spoke; he drew a long breath and threw the whip down beside my skean on the floor.
THE DOOR THROUGH SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
The big lunk made a grab at the girl, and I whipped out my skean and pantomimed.
THE DOOR THROUGH SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
Suddenly, so swiftly my eyes could hardly follow, he whipped out his skean and came at me.
THE DOOR THROUGH SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
It is the only thing I could get, but I sharpened it myself; it has an edge like a skean.'
THE PURCELL PAPERSJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
For an instant the shock drove the breath out of Brian, then he felt a hand close on his throat, and struck out with his skean.
NUALA O'MALLEYH. BEDFORD-JONES
He struck out again with his skean, and felt the blow go home—and with that there came a terrific, blinding roar.
NUALA O'MALLEYH. BEDFORD-JONES
A wee bit clamsheuchar wi' my Lochaper axe, or a brog wi' my skean-dhu, will make them quate aneuch, my letty.
WILSON'S TALES OF THE BORDERS AND OF SCOTLAND, XXIIVARIOUS
I moved backward, hand on my skean, braced for a sudden rush.
THE DOOR THROUGH SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
I slipped the safety clasp from the hilt of my skean and went after him.
THE DOOR THROUGH SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
I thrust myself between them and put my hand on the skean again.
THE DOOR THROUGH SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO SKEAN

  • anlace
  • bayonet
  • blade
  • bodkin
  • cutlass
  • dirk
  • poniard
  • sidearm
  • skean
  • stiletto
  • stylet
  • switchblade
  • sword
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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