broadsword broadsword  /b ˈrɔd ˌsɔrd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a sword with a broad blade and (usually) two cutting edges; used to cut rather than stab

Usage(s):

  1. This time he used his broadsword.
  2. Carols in public, showed a 15th Century broadsword.
  3. And there are moments when Hero Heston looks as though he needs a derrick to help him with that broadsword.

News

  1. Awesome fire-breathing dragon is world's largest walking robot

    What would Bilbo say? Fire-breathing dragon Tradinno loves the spotlight. (Credit: Guinness World Records) Broadsword? Check. Shield? Check. Liquid courage? Gulp! OK, you're ready to take on the dragon. At nearly 30 feet high, this fire-breathing monster looks unreal enough, but it's very real indeed. It's also the world's largest walking robot, according to the new " Guinness World Records 2014 ...
    on September 13, 2013     Source: CNET

  2. This Guy Fought in WWII With a Sword and Bow

    Running into battle armed with a broadsword, bow, and quiver of arrows was perfectly acceptable if you were fighting in the Hundred Years’ War or fending off some orcs on Middle Earth. But when it comes to World War II, such medieval weaponry looks like child’s play next to the technology of the time. A sword isn’t the most likely of defences against rifles and tanks. However, for John Malcolm ...
    on September 12, 2013     Source: Gizmodo

Quotes

  1. "He has made a number of statements relative to intelligence matters, many in the past year, that are in fact highly partisan, and display a willingness on his part to use intelligence issues as a political broadsword against members of the...
    on Sep 23, 2004 By: Jay Rockefeller Source: 조선일보(영문판)

  2. I passed it on the train the other day and could almost hear Burton saying "Broadsword calling Danny boy" as he radioed back to base.
    on Jun 20, 2008 By: Richard Burton Source: BBC Sport

  3. "Walter wields that [store] discount like a broadsword," Gorham says, laughing.
    on Feb 7, 2007 By: Christopher Gorham Source: Chicago Tribune

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