HyperDic: sword

English > 1 sense of the word sword:
NOUNartifactsword, blade, brand, steela cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
sword > pronunciation
Soundssao'rd
Rhymesaboard ... Woodward: 73 rhymes with aord...
English > sword: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard.
Synonymsblade, brand, steel
InstancesExcaliburThe legendary sword of King Arthur
PartsbladeThe flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge
foibleThe weaker part of a sword's blade from the forte to the tip
forteThe stronger part of a sword blade between the hilt and the foible
haft, helveThe handle of a weapon or tool
hiltThe handle of a sword or dagger
point, tip, peakA V shape
NarrowerbackswordA sword with only one cutting edge
broadswordA sword with a broad blade and (usually) two cutting edges
cavalry sword, saber, sabreA stout sword with a curved blade and thick back
cutlas, cutlassA short heavy curved sword with one edge
falchionA short broad slightly convex medieval sword with a sharp point
fencing swordA sword used in the sport of fencing
rapier, tuckA straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges
Broaderweapon, arm, weapon systemAny instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
Spanishespada, garrancha
Catalanespasa

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