Definition of Cavalry sword
1. Noun. A stout sword with a curved blade and thick back.
Specialized synonyms: Scimitar
Generic synonyms: Blade, Brand, Steel, Sword
Derivative terms: Saber, Saber, Sabre, Sabre
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Literary usage of Cavalry sword
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1. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"cavalry sword, with figures, arabesques, &c., and damascened with gold and ... An ancient cavalry sword-blade, engraved, enamelled, and coloured ; 8th. ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The modern sabre is a descendant of the curved light cavalry sword of the ... The cavalry sword is of two patterns, one the hea.v straight ..."
3. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1891)
"... (military : a cavalry sword, as also is un bancal) ; une côte de ... une faille de Jer ( = cold steel) ; une latte (a cavalry sword) ; une ..."
4. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1887)
"I am almost sure that Mr. Lincoln never before had handled a heavy cavalry sword ; I am certain that Shields never had. If the duel had taken place, ..."