Definition of Shabble

1. n. A kind of crooked sword or hanger.



Definition of Shabble

1. an old rusty sword [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shabble

sh*tloads
sh*ts
shRNA
shRNAs
sha
sha'n't
shabaroon
shabbatot
shabbed
shabbier
shabbiest
shabbily
shabbiness
shabbinesses
shabble (current term)
shabbles
shabboses
shabby
shabby-genteel
shabeen
shabeens
shabono
shabonos
shabrack
shabracks
shabu
shabynite
shack
shack up

Literary usage of Shabble

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1. The Conquest of Bread by Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin (1907)
"If there were free lands which the peasant could cultivate if he pleased, would he pay £50 to some "shabble of a duke"* for condescending to sell him a ..."

2. Costume in England: A History of Dress to the End of the Eighteenth Century by Frederick William Fairholt (1885)
"shabble. A sword or cutlass. (Davies.) SHADOW. Cotgrave, in 1650, mentions under the heading cornette " a fashion of Shadow or Boon grace used in old time ..."

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