Definition of Smallswords

1. smallsword [n] - See also: smallsword



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smallswords

smallmouths
smallness
smallnesses
smallpox
smallpox blanket
smallpox vaccine
smallpox virus
smallpoxes
smalls
smallsat
smallsats
smallscale
smallsword
smallswords (current term)
smalltime
smalltooth sawfish
smalltown
smalltowns
smally
smalm
smalmed
smalmily
smalming
smalms
smalmy
smalt
smalti
smaltine

Literary usage of Smallswords

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Bookman (1911)
"The second picture represented the enemies with shields and smallswords, feinting and parrying, separated by a space of two feet. Number three brought us to ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1874)
"... foot with smallswords. On the occasion in question, each opponent was armed with two holster-pistols, charged with balls and swan-drops, together with a ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1874)
"... continue the contest after the pistols were discharged, it was to be finished either on horseback with short broadswords, or on foot with smallswords. ..."

4. Memoirs of James Gordon Bennett and His Times by Isaac Clarke Pray (1855)
"... had met him in the street and knocked him down—another fashion in vogue among those who were not skilled in lead and smallswords. ..."

5. The Literary Life and Correspondence of the Countess of Blessington by Richard Robert Madden (1855)
"pointing to two smallswords (which were hung over the crucifix crosswise) ; " do you see that sword to the right ? With that sword I fought in defense of my ..."

6. The Literary Life and Correspondence of the Countess of Blessington by Richard Robert Madden (1855)
"pointing to two smallswords (which were hung over the crucifix crosswise) ; " do you see that sword to the right ? "With that sword I fought in defense of ..."

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