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sabre

[ sey-ber ]
/ ˈseɪ bər /
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noun, verb (used with object), sa·bred, sa·bring.Chiefly British.

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British Dictionary definitions for sabre

sabre

US saber

/ (ˈseɪbə) /

noun
a stout single-edged cavalry sword, having a curved blade
a sword used in fencing, having a narrow V-shaped blade, a semicircular guard, and a slightly curved hand
a cavalry soldier
verb
(tr) to injure or kill with a sabre

Word Origin for sabre

C17: via French from German (dialect) Sabel, from Middle High German sebel, perhaps from Magyar száblya; compare Russian sablya sabre
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