Part of speech: noun

A long blade fixed in a hilt, as a weapon; military power.

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Usage examples "sword":

  1. But it would have been as good as a sword if he had used it on those men. - "The Dop Doctor", Clotilde Inez Mary Graves.
  2. I instantly drew my sword, and so did he. - "The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, Complete", Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz.
  3. At a table in the station- house sat a man with a sword and a pistol. - "The Moscow Census - From "What to do?"", Lyof N. Tolstoi.