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  • n  a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard

  • Your true swashbuckler cannot even rest without his sword.
  • ARMY NAVY Last week in Walter Reed General Hospital, Washington, eleven swords in highly polished scabbards lay neatly spaced upon a horseshoe table.
  • Film lovers will luxuriate in the extraordinary imagery: a sword point that slo-mo slices through drops of water; soldiers squatting in a circle, caked in clay; lovers curled .
News & Articles

  • Sword attack results in guilty plea to felony
    A man pleaded guilty Thursday to felony assault for attacking a Butte police officer with a sword last year.
    June 21, 2013 - The Montana Standard
  • Sword suspects plead not guilty
    Two men accused of seriously injuring a Corvallis man with a cane sword on Saturday pleaded not guilty at their arraignment hearings in Benton County Circuit Court on Monday.
    June 19, 2013 - Albany Democrat-Herald
  • Sword stolen decades ago on way back to Brown University
    A Brown University spokesman said a Virginia antiques collector has turned over a Civil War-era sword that was stolen from the Ivy League school in the 1970s. Last week, a federal judge in Virginia ordered Williamsburg collector Donald Tharpe to surrender the Tiffany silver sword to Brown.        
    June 18, 2013 - Boston Globe

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