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swordman

[sawrd-muh n, sohrd-]
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noun, plural sword·men.
  1. swordsman.
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Origin of swordman

First recorded in 1350–1400, swordman is from the Middle English word swerdman. See sword, -man
Related formssword·man·ship, noun
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Examples from the Web for swordman

Historical Examples

  • Jack had half cut through the swordman's right arm, and the latter could no longer wield the heavy dah.

    Jack Haydon's Quest

    John Finnemore