Definition of Sworders

1. Noun. (plural of sworder) ¹



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Definition of Sworders

1. sworder [n] - See also: sworder

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sworders

sword knot
sword lily
sword of Damocles
sword stick
swordbearer
swordbearers
swordbearing
swordbelt
swordbelts
swordbill
swordbills
swordcraft
sworde
sworded
sworder
sworders (current term)
swordfight
swordfighter
swordfighters
swordfights
swordfish
swordfishes
swording
swordless
swordlike
swordmaker
swordmakers

Literary usage of Sworders

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

1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1853)
"... arms of their own period ; as we see the Roman soldiers at the foot of the cross in some German and Dutch pictures, mere portraits of the sworders and ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1876)
"If he can take France by himself, the devil's in it if he don't repulse the invaders, when backed by those celebrated sworders — those boys of the blade, ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"... there is even less about the lyrics :— ' Tower warders Under orders Gallant pikemen, valiant sworders I Brave in be^iring Foemen scaring lu their bygone ..."

4. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"Ye teachers, answer: what shall be done when just men stand in the dock; When the caitiff is robed in ermine, and his sworders keep the lock; When torture ..."

5. Original Plays by William Schwenck Gilbert (1908)
"CHORUS (as Teamen march on), Tower Warders, Under orders, Gallant pikemen, valiant sworders ! Foemen scaring, In their bygone daya of daring ! ..."

6. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1853)
"... arms of their own period ; as we see the Roman soldiers at the foot of the cross in some German and Dutch pictures, mere portraits of the sworders and ..."

7. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1876)
"If he can take France by himself, the devil's in it if he don't repulse the invaders, when backed by those celebrated sworders — those boys of the blade, ..."

8. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"... there is even less about the lyrics :— ' Tower warders Under orders Gallant pikemen, valiant sworders I Brave in be^iring Foemen scaring lu their bygone ..."

9. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"Ye teachers, answer: what shall be done when just men stand in the dock; When the caitiff is robed in ermine, and his sworders keep the lock; When torture ..."

10. Original Plays by William Schwenck Gilbert (1908)
"CHORUS (as Teamen march on), Tower Warders, Under orders, Gallant pikemen, valiant sworders ! Foemen scaring, In their bygone daya of daring ! ..."

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