Saber meaning

sābər
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A heavy cavalry sword with a one-edged, slightly curved blade.
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A light dueling or fencing sword having an arched guard covering the hand and a tapered flexible blade with a cutting edge on one side and on the tip.
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To hit, injure, or kill with a saber.
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A heavy cavalry sword with a one-edged, slightly curved blade.
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A light dueling or fencing sword having an arched guard covering the hand and a tapered flexible blade with a cutting edge on one side and on the tip.
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To hit, injure, or kill with a saber.
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A heavy cavalry sword with a slightly curved blade.
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(fencing) A type of weapon, heavier than a foil, used with a slashing as well as thrusting movement: a touch may be scored with the edge or point.
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To strike, wound, or kill with a saber.
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Alternative spelling of sabre.
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Origin of saber

  • French sabre from obsolete German sabel from Middle High German from Hungarian szablya perhaps (probably via a word in a Turkic language akin to Kyrgyz selebe) ultimately of Tungusic origin Manchu seleme dagger from sele iron

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

  • French sabre from obsolete German sabel from Middle High German from Hungarian szablya perhaps (probably via a word in a Turkic language akin to Kyrgyz selebe) ultimately of Tungusic origin Manchu seleme dagger from sele iron

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