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cold steel

a weapon made of steel, as a sword. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • "Hear me again," she said as he shrank back from that cold steel.

    Fair Margaret H. Rider Haggard
  • He suddenly experienced the chill of the cold steel of police methods.

    The Law-Breakers Ridgwell Cullum
  • Steve writhed as though, literally, the eyes were cold steel and had pinned him down.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • In the dust he fell, and caught the cold steel in his teeth.

  • Far rather would he have had bullets as his lot than cold steel.

    The Radiant Shell Paul Ernst
  • Take a lot of beating in the field, I should say, if it once came to cold steel.

    The World Peril of 1910 George Griffith
  • Bivens's eyes danced with anger, and his words had the ring of cold steel.

    The Root of Evil

    Thomas Dixon
  • She shuddered then as if cold steel had been run through her body.

    The Blue Wall

    Richard Washburn Child
  • cold steel drawn in the rooms of the Give and Take Association!

    The Four Million

    O. Henry
  • The cold steel weapon in his hand brought him back to reality.

    The Dead Command

    Vicente Blasco Ibez

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