Usage examples for rapier

  1. When he came near Alice she was taking from its buckhorn hook on the wall a rapier, one of a beautiful pair hanging side by side. – Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson
  2. It is a lute to scatter songs to his mistress; a rapier, is she obdurate. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. On May 2, 1709, he writes thus: " Being artillery day and Mr. Higginson dead I put on my mourning Rapier and put a mourning ribbon in my little Cane." – Customs and Fashions in Old New England by Alice Morse Earle