backswordman

back·sword·man

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  • backswordman — /bak sawrd meuhn, sohrd /, n., pl. backswordmen. a person who uses a backsword. Also, backswordsman /bak sawrdz meuhn, sohrdz /. [1590 1600; BACKSWORD + MAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • backswordman — noun see backsword 3 * * * /bak sawrd meuhn, sohrd /, n., pl. backswordmen. a person who uses a backsword. Also, backswordsman /bak sawrdz meuhn, sohrdz /. [1590 1600; BACKSWORD + MAN] * * * backswordˈman noun • • • Main Entry: ↑back …   Useful english dictionary

  • backsword — /bak sawrd , sohrd /, n. 1. a sword with only one sharp edge; broadsword. 2. (formerly) a cudgel having a basket hilt, used in fencing exhibitions. 3. a backswordman. [1590 1600; BACK1 + SWORD] * * * …   Universalium

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