Definition of Fencing sword
1. Noun. A sword used in the sport of fencing.
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Literary usage of Fencing sword
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1. Etymons of English Wordsby John Thomson by John Thomson (1826)
"The knob at the end of a fencing sword, or at the handle of a spoon, was called the feuille, or feuille arret, in F, and corrupted into fleuret, a foil. ..."
2. Japan in Days of Yore by Walter Dening (1906)
"The words were hardly out of his mouth, when, as quick as lightning, he drew from his bosom a short fencing sword, measuring about one foot two inches, ..."
3. Fencing by Walter Herries Pollock, F. C. Grove, Camille Prevost, E. B. Michell, Walter Armstrong (1897)
"The Art of Attack and Defence in use at the present time. Fencing: Sword against Sword or Bayonet. Singlestick, Bayonet against Sword or Bayonet; Boxing. ..."
4. A Dictionary of Military Terms by Edward Samuel Farrow (1918)
"The term swordsman is usually applied to a professor of the science of fencing. Sword-proof.—Capable of resisting or withstanding the thrust or cut of a ..."