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swordcraft

[sawrd-kraft, -krahft, sohrd-]
noun
  1. skill in or the art of swordplay.
  2. military skill or power.
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Origin of swordcraft

First recorded in 1850–55; sword + craft
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Examples from the Web for swordcraft

Historical Examples

  • Captain Amber was my teacher in other things than swordcraft.

    Marjorie

    Justin Huntly McCarthy

  • They learn to tremble as little at priestcraft as at swordcraft, having acquired something of each.

  • Of how to use it I knew nothing, unless many bouts at single-stick with Jack should be some sort of apprenticeship in swordcraft.

    The Yeoman Adventurer

    George W. Gough


British Dictionary definitions for swordcraft

swordcraft

noun
  1. the art of using a sword
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