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noun as in fencing

Strong match

Weak match

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Example Sentences

Never in all the world was there such swordplay as I saw that day in the courtyard.

He swam, rowed, walked, and could tire out any of his colleagues at swordplay or skittles.

It were needless that he should have wasted so much precious time from swordplay to learn the useless art of letters.

Surely it was the same straight and mighty figure, and there was the marvelous swordplay as well.

Never was such swordplay seen since the day the first sword was drawn from the first scabbard!


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to swordplay, such as: swordsmanship, and foil work.

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