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swordsman

[ sawrdz-muhn, sohrdz- ]
/ ˈsɔrdz mən, ˈsoʊrdz- /
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noun, plural swords·men.

a person who uses or is skilled in the use of a sword.
a fencer.
a soldier.

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Origin of swordsman

First recorded in 1670–80; sword + 's1 + -man

OTHER WORDS FROM swordsman

swords·man·ship, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for swordsman

swordsman
/ (ˈsɔːdzmən) /

noun plural -men

one who uses or is skilled in the use of a sword

Derived forms of swordsman

swordsmanship, noun
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