sabre

Definitions of sabre
1

n a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back

Synonyms:
cavalry sword, saber
Types:
scimitar
a curved oriental saber; the edge is on the convex side of the blade
Type of:
blade, brand, steel, sword
a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard

n a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle

Synonyms:
saber
Type of:
fencing sword
a sword used in the sport of fencing

v cut or injure with a saber

Synonyms:
saber
Type of:
cut
separate with or as if with an instrument

v kill with a saber

Synonyms:
saber
Type of:
kill
cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.