Definition of Scimitars

1. Noun. (plural of scimitar) ¹



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Definition of Scimitars

1. scimitar [n] - See also: scimitar

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scimitars

scillaricide
scillas
scilliroside
scillitin
scima
scimetar
scimetars
scimitar
scimitar horned oryx
scimitar horned oryxes
scimitar sign
scimitar syndrome
scimitarbill
scimitarbills
scimitarlike
scimitars (current term)
scimiter
scimiters
scincid
scincid lizard
scincoid
scincoidea
scincoidian
scincoids
scinderin
sciniph
sciniphs
scink
scinticisternography
scintigram

Literary usage of Scimitars

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"... two Persians, devoting themselves for their country, suddenly rushed upon him with drawn scimitars : the emperor dexterously received their blows on his ..."

2. The History of India from the Earliest Ages by James Talboys Wheeler (1869)
"This hermitage, which filled an enemy with dread as deer are frightened at a lion's den, was likewise adorned with two scimitars wrapped in cloth of gold; ..."

3. Moon-o-theism: Religion of a War and Moon God Prophet, Volume II of II by Yoel Natan (2006)
"A slightly curved saber (top) and two types of curved scimitars (middle and ... scimitars were moon- god symbols in the Mideast East since ancient times. ..."

4. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"It is said that his flesh was eaten by cats, and that hilts for scimitars were made of his bones.—The founder of the new Persian dynasty of the ..."

5. The Manufacture of Steel: Containing the Practice and Principles of Working by Frederick Overman, A. A. Fesquet (1873)
"... ire terms applied to a kind of steel which shows a variegated, watery appearance, on the polished surface. It is originally from Asia, and the scimitars ..."

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