- a sword having two cutting edges and a blunt point.
- the art or sport of fencing with the saber, with the target being limited to the head, trunk, and arms, and hits being made with the front edge and the upper part of the back edge of the sword and by thrusts.
verb (used with object)
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Origin of saber
OTHER WORDS FROM sabersa·ber·like, adjectiveun·sa·bered, adjective
Words nearby saber
Example sentences from the Web for saber
You can tell interesting stories without having light sabers.Kim Stanley Robinson Holds Out Hope - Issue 90: Something Green|Liz Greene|October 7, 2020|Nautilus
Indeed, saber-rattling or not, we should take Ryan seriously.Paul Ryan Panders With a Threat to Take the Debt Ceiling Hostage, Again|Jamelle Bouie|December 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The name of the group, paradoxically, is Procure Saber, which in Portuguese means, Seek to Know.
It also may explain why there was no saber rattling on Syria on Sunday.Biden Serves Up 2016 Speculation With a Side of Steak|David Catanese|September 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“This is saber-rattling à la North Korea,” he said in a television interview.
Reuters reports that Alber Saber, an Egyptian Copt, is going to jail for posting a video on the internet.
A minute ago you were ready to fall before the first sowar who lifted his saber over your head.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
A hideous yell of applause rose from the multitude, and again he plunged his saber into the carriage.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
The saber is comparatively harmless; it serves to frighten the timid, but rarely ever deals a death-wound.
Nothing else would do; not even an old coat, or fish-hooks, or a cavalry saber would tempt him.
Captain Winfree, clasping Peggy's gloved hand tightly, led her through the saber-roofed aisleway as rapidly as he could.The Great Potlatch Riots|Allen Kim Lang