Definition of Rapiers

1. Noun. (plural of rapier) ¹



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Definition of Rapiers

1. rapier [n] - See also: rapier

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rapiers

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rapid transit
rapidcreekite
rapider
rapidest
rapidities
rapidity
rapidly
rapidness
rapidnesses
rapids
rapier
rapiered
rapierlike
rapiers (current term)
rapilli
rapine
rapined
rapines
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rapinous
rapist
rapists
raplike
raploch
raplochs

Literary usage of Rapiers

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1. Criminal Trials by David Jardine (1846)
"... partitions were struck with mallets to find out hollow places ; and drawn rapiers were thrust into the chinks of the wainscots. The terror occasioned by ..."

2. Lean's Collectanea by Vincent Stuckey Lean, Julia Lucy Woodward (1902)
"rapiers for ripping people up. — Grose, Diet. No Irish need apply. You can't trust an Irishman. ... rapiers ..."

3. The Sunday Magazine by Thomas Guthrie, William Garden Blaikie, Benjamin Waugh (1877)
"... play lightly with the gilded hilts of their rapiers ; every now and then their heads bow in stately homage to some highly-favoured lady in the carriages ..."

4. A Select Collection of Old English Plays by William Carew Hazlitt, Robert Dodsley, Richard Morris (1874)
"Enter, for the Preface, a Lady very richly attired, representing London, having two Angels before her, and two after her, with bright rapiers in their hands ..."

5. Recollections of Royalty: From the Death of William Rufus, in 1100, to that by Charles C[hadwicke] Jones (1828)
"Geun the xxii. yeere of her Highnesse Reigne, as is before expressed. God saue the Queene. Another, relating to swords, daggers, rapiers, and bucklers, ..."

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