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simitar

/ (ˈsɪmɪtə) /
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noun

a rare spelling of scimitar

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Example sentences from the Web for simitar

  • Then he gave them a sign to invest his son, Jahangir, with his turban and robes, and to gird him with his favorite simitar.

    The Great Mogul|Louis Tracy
  • Lionel was too bored to speculate whether it might be Mizzi, Winifred or some unknown Oriental with turban and simitar.

    The Gay Adventure|Richard Bird
  • Again the moonlight glinted against simitar teeth as the great, white, puffy mouth yawned in its silent snarl.

  • He knew the weapon, a curved simitar inlaid with gold, and reposing in a scabbard of gilt metal and purple velvet.

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