backswordman

[ bak-sawrd-muh n, -sohrd- ]
/ ˈbækˌsɔrd mən, -ˌsoʊrd- /

noun, plural back·sword·men.

a person who uses a backsword.

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Also back·swords·man [bak-sawrdz-muh n, -sohrdz-] /ˈbækˌsɔrdz mən, -ˌsoʊrdz-/.

Origin of backswordman

First recorded in 1590–1600; backsword + -man
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