Definition of Swordlike

1. Adjective. Shaped like a sword blade. "The iris has an ensiform leaf"

Exact synonyms: Bladelike, Ensiform, Sword-shaped
Similar to: Simple, Unsubdivided



Definition of Swordlike

1. Adjective. resembling a sword ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Swordlike

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swordlike

sworde
sworded
sworder
sworders
swordfight
swordfighter
swordfighters
swordfights
swordfish
swordfishes
swording
swordless
swordlike (current term)
swordmaker
swordmakers
swordmaking
swordman
swordmen
swordplay
swordplayer
swordplayers
swordplays
swordpoint
swordpoints
swordproof
swords
swords of Damocles

Literary usage of Swordlike

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

1. The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits by Mary Elizabeth Parsons (1906)
"Stemless plants; leaves serrate, swordlike, in a bristling hemisphere; flower panicle tall and large, of many white waxen bells. ..."

2. The Letters of Algernon Charles Swinburne by Algernon Charles Swinburne, Edmund Gosse, Thomas James Wise (1918)
"Ah, let no sloth delay, No discord mar its way, Keep wide the entrance for that Hope divine; Truth never wanted swords, Since with his swordlike words ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"It had long, swordlike wings, and was of a dark slate color above and below pure white. Once a pair of tropic birds crossed our track. ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1862)
"A. His swordlike spirit, darting keenly, mado TRUST AND REST. FRET not, poor soul ; while doubt and fear Disturb thy breast, The pitying angels, ..."

5. Shelburne Essays by Paul Elmer More (1905)
"... while Tristram has gone over-sea to that other Iseult, will be broken by those thundering couplets: And swordlike was the sound of the iron wind, ..."

6. Shelburne Essays by Paul Elmer More (1905)
"... while Tristram has gone over-sea to that other Iseult, will be broken by those thundering couplets: And swordlike was the sound of the iron wind, ..."

7. The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits by Mary Elizabeth Parsons (1906)
"Stemless plants; leaves serrate, swordlike, in a bristling hemisphere; flower panicle tall and large, of many white waxen bells. ..."

8. The Letters of Algernon Charles Swinburne by Algernon Charles Swinburne, Edmund Gosse, Thomas James Wise (1918)
"Ah, let no sloth delay, No discord mar its way, Keep wide the entrance for that Hope divine; Truth never wanted swords, Since with his swordlike words ..."

9. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"It had long, swordlike wings, and was of a dark slate color above and below pure white. Once a pair of tropic birds crossed our track. ..."

10. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1862)
"A. His swordlike spirit, darting keenly, mado TRUST AND REST. FRET not, poor soul ; while doubt and fear Disturb thy breast, The pitying angels, ..."

11. Shelburne Essays by Paul Elmer More (1905)
"... while Tristram has gone over-sea to that other Iseult, will be broken by those thundering couplets: And swordlike was the sound of the iron wind, ..."

12. Shelburne Essays by Paul Elmer More (1905)
"... while Tristram has gone over-sea to that other Iseult, will be broken by those thundering couplets: And swordlike was the sound of the iron wind, ..."

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