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  1. a type of sword, as depicted in the fictional Star Wars universe, with a blade made of laser energy that can both cut and burn: The Jedi knight drew his lightsaber and prepared to defend himself.
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  1. the proprietary name of toys based on or related to the laser weapons used in the science fiction franchise Star Wars.
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Origin of lightsaber

First recorded in 1977; light1 + saber
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