[ smawl-sawrd, -sohrd ]
/ ˈsmɔlˌsɔrd, -ˌsoʊrd /
a light, tapering sword for thrusting, formerly used in fencing or dueling.
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Words nearby smallsword
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Finally he made him proficient in the polite use of the smallsword and the dice-box.The Passionate Elopement|Compton Mackenzie
British Dictionary definitions for smallsword
/ (ˈsmɔːlˌsɔːd) /
a light sword used in the 17th and 18th centuries: formerly a fencing weapon
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