Associations to the word «Sword»


SWORD, noun. (weaponry) A long-bladed weapon having a handle and sometimes a hilt and designed to stab, hew, or slice.
SWORD, noun. Someone paid to handle a sword.
SWORD, noun. (tarot) A suit in the minor arcana in tarot.
SWORD, noun. (tarot) A card of this suit.
SWORD, noun. (weaving) One of the end bars by which the lay of a hand loom is suspended.
SWORD AND SANDAL, noun. (idiomatic) A genre of books or films relating fantasy-adventure tales involving heroic exploits in ancient or biblical times.
SWORD AND SORCERY, adjective. (idiomatic) Of or pertaining to a genre of narratives—including short stories, novels, television shows, films, and computer games—which combines wizardry and other fantastical supernatural elements with violent combat using medieval weaponry.
SWORD ARM, noun. (fencing) The arm in which one's sword is normally held.
SWORD ARMS, noun. Plural of sword arm
SWORD BAYONET, noun. A bayonet that is shaped somewhat like a sword, and can be used as one.
SWORD FIGHTING, noun. Dueling with swords; fighting an opponent when both are using swords as weapons.
SWORD GRASS, noun. Any of various grasses with blades that are sharp enough to cut human skin.
SWORD HAND, noun. (fencing) The hand in which one's sword is normally held.
SWORD HANDS, noun. Plural of sword hand
SWORD KNOT, noun. A type of ribbon attached to the hilt of a sword, originally as a way of fastening it to the wrist, but later chiefly as an ornament.
SWORD KNOTS, noun. Plural of sword knot
SWORD LILY, noun. Gladiolus (flowering plant)
SWORD MAT, noun. (nautical) A mat closely woven of yarns.
SWORD OF DAMOCLES, noun. A thing or situation which causes a prolonged state of impending doom or misfortune.
SWORD SWALLOWER, noun. A performer who performs sword swallowing
SWORD SWALLOWER, noun. (vulgar) (slang) A person who performs oral sex on a man.
SWORD SWALLOWING, noun. The act of passing a sword through the mouth and down the esophagus to the stomach.

Dictionary definition

SWORD, noun. A cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard.

Wise words

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