verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for poniard
The two men who had brought in Don Tadeo appeared, poniard in hand.The Adventurers|Gustave Aimard
Yet still he laughed and clapped his hand upon his poniard in the old bold way.Master Skylark|John Bennett
He had seen the sheath since, but never the poniard, and now the sight of it was a blow through the heart.The Old Countess; or, The Two Proposals|Ann S. Stephens
The poniard had taken, fortunately, an upward direction—entering the left breast, and passing outwards to the top of the shoulder.
Every word was a poniard thrust piercing the depths of her heart.Scenes from a Courtesan's Life|Honore de Balzac