Epee meaning

ā-pā, ĕpā
A fencing sword with a bowl-shaped guard and a long, narrow, fluted blade that has no cutting edge and tapers to a blunted point.
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The art or sport of fencing with this sword.
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A sword, esp. a thin, pointed sword without a cutting edge, like a foil but heavier and more rigid, used in fencing.
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(fencing) A fencing sword of a certain modern type; frequently opposed to foil and sabre.
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Origin of epee

  • French from Old French espee from Latin spatha broad double-edged sword spathe

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French épée.

    From Wiktionary