saber

[ US /ˈseɪbɝ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back
  2. a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle
VERB
  1. kill with a saber
  2. cut or injure with a saber
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How To Use saber In A Sentence

  • They rode sturdy Mongolian ponies, wore distinctive fur caps, and carried sabers, pistols, and rifles.
  • Saber-toothed cats, mastodons, giant sloths, woolly rhinos, and many other big, shaggy mammals are widely thought to have died out around the end of the last ice age, some 10,500 years ago.
  • We will get more from our government if the legislative saber is used judiciously. Sound Politics: Why Is Seattle Such a Wuss About Strip Clubs?
  • They sabered the officer who raised a white surrender flag, and bayoneted the wounded in a merciless slaughter.
  • I should much prefer a _tenson_ of the twelfth century, when two or three masters of the _Gai Saber_ discussed questions of love and chivalry. Gryll Grange
  • Although the guns were reached and many artillerymen sabered, this charge was extremely foolhardy. THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON
  • The sword was far too heavy, so Raven took a saber and imbued it with magical strength and abilities.
  • Both gifted swordsmen, and both left-handed, uncle and nephew were putting on a skilled display-a show made more impressive by the fact that they were fighting in accordance with the most exacting rules of French dueling, but using neither the rapier-like smallsword that formed part of a gentleman's costume, nor the saber of a soldier. Dragonfly in Amber
  • Brother-in-law Nero and ex-colleague Brig Gen (retd) Saber Ahmed identified the body of the BDR deputy director general, Brig Gen Bari. Trial of killers will be fast-tracked
  • Não é possível que num País pobre como o Brasil, não exista entre os membros da Câmara, um consenso e uma visão de valor que esbarre num conceito de ética e, até porque não dizer, de culpabilidade social, em saber que tal atitude com o dinheiro público - mesmo que não haja irregularidade legal - fere os princípios básicos que balizam a moralidade exigida nos homens públicos. Global Voices in English » Brazil: Fly me to the moon with public money
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