Part of speech: verb

To strike or arm with a saber.

Part of speech: noun

A heavy cavalry sword.

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Usage examples "sabre":

  1. They were to travel all night- without sabre, pistol, or carbine, for protection. - "A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two", Thomas Frognall Dibdin.
  2. The sabre of Saladin left its sheath as lightning leaves the cloud. - "The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886", Ministry of Education.
  3. If the cause of offence or injury is heavy, they resort to the crooked sabre, or to pistols. - "The Student-Life of Germany", William Howitt.