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Definition of Sword


  1. An offensive weapon, having a long and usually sharp/pointed blade with a cutting edge or edges. It is the general term, including the small sword, rapier, saber, scimiter, and many other varieties.
  2. Hence, the emblem of judicial vengeance or punishment, or of authority and power.
  3. Destruction by the sword, or in battle; war; dissension.
  4. The military power of a country.
  5. One of the end bars by which the lay of a hand loom is suspended.
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Sword Translations

sword in Dutch is slagzwaard
sword in German is Schwert
sword in Hungarian is kard
sword in Italian is acciaio
sword in Latin is ferrum, gladius
sword in Portuguese is espada
sword in Spanish is espada