blade

Part of speech: noun

The flat, cutting part of a knife, sword, etc., or something resembling it, as the leaf of grasses.

Part of speech: noun

A rakish young man.

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Usage examples "blade":

  1. And I tell you, Miss Gwynneth, the place was right black with people; not only in the churchyard, but across the fence in the medder as well; there was hardly a blade o' grass to be seen." - "Peccavi", E. W. Hornung.
  2. It was a full twelve inches in length, that blade, and it came to a point drawn out thinner than the eye could follow. - "Ronicky Doone", Max Brand.
  3. It should have a thick blade, should be fairly heavy, and its shaft should be stout and stiff. - "The Complete Golfer [1905]", Harry Vardon.