epee epee

Definition(s):

  • (n) a fencing sword similar to a foil but with a heavier blade

Usage(s):

  1. The wound from an epee is usually a superficial cut that takes a few seconds to stop bleeding.
  2. Like a burp at a banquet, Boris' epee went off by itself and beeped a phantom touche.
  3. In the fencing team championships France won the foils and epee, Hungary the sabre.

News

  1. Fencers Demonstrate At Health Fair

    The Oyster Bay High School’s Fencing Team gave a demonstration at Senator Carl Marcellino’s/OBEN Chamber of Commerce Annual Health Fair. The demo started off with a foil bout with Virginia Kemp vs. Lucian Paone, followed by Nina Policano vs. Grey Warwick-Clark in epee and ending with a saber bout of Matt Mahoski vs. Anant Mehrotra. Also present were Head Coach John Bruckner who umpired and gave ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Oyster Bay Enterprise-Pilot

  2. NKFA Epee Season Closer

    NKFA Epee Season Closer Jun 14, 2013 This is an unsanctioned (NON-USFA), internal, season-wrap-up tournament. It is limited to NKFA fencers only. NKFA club space: Edgewood, KY Preregister Who's Coming Email the Organizer Map to 581 Dudley Rd Edgewood KY 41017 Sorry FRED has no more information about this tournament. You might want to email the organizers.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

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