Definition of Fencing sword

1. Noun. A sword used in the sport of fencing.

Specialized synonyms: Epee, Foil, Saber, Sabre
Generic synonyms: Blade, Brand, Steel, Sword



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fencing Sword

fencer
fencer's mask
fencerow
fencerows
fencers
fences
fencesitter
fenchol synthetase
fenchone
fencible
fencibles
fencing
fencing mask
fencing material
fencing stick
fencing sword (current term)
fencings
fenclofenac
fenclonine
fencooperite
fend
fend and prove
fend away
fend for
fend for oneself
fend off
fended
fended off
fender
fender-bender

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 ..."

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