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rapier

ra·pi·er

rapier

 
pronunciation:
reI pi r
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a narrow-bladed, sharp-pointed sword used in the eighteenth century for thrusting.
definition 2: a double-edged sword with a cuplike hilt, used in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries for slashing and thrusting.
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