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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone skilled at fencing.

Usage examples (32)
  • Throwing dust in the eye of a swordsman is harder than it looks (and more cliche).
  • But the swordsman is going to have a tendency to frame issues as a series of advances and retreats, parries, ripostes, feints and strikes.
  • He was known as a swordsman the nobleman said, boasting a little; he’d picked quarrels with certain men on her behalf, and killed them.
  • Although he didn't have quite the reputation as a "swordsman" as Milton Berle did. for more
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