foilsman

[ foilz-muh n ]
/ ˈfɔɪlz mən /

noun, plural foils·men. Fencing.

a person who fences with a foil.

Nearby words

  1. foible,
  2. foie gras,
  3. foil,
  4. foilborne,
  5. foiled,
  6. foin,
  7. foism,
  8. foison,
  9. foist,
  10. foix

Origin of foilsman

First recorded in 1925–30; foil3 + 's1 + man1

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British Dictionary definitions for foilsman

foilsman

/ (ˈfɔɪlzmən) /

noun plural -men

fencing a person who uses or specializes in using a foil
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