- any of several Indian sabers.
Origin of tulwar
1825–35; < Hindi talwār, tarwār < Sanskrit taravāri
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Examples from the Web for tulwar
Take your pistols and tulwar, and bring another sword for me.At the Point of the Bayonet
G. A. Henty
The Turk gave a shout of triumph, flourished his tulwar, and came galloping on.Carry On!
In one of these an officer received a tulwar cut which severed an artery.Recollections of Thirty-nine Years in the Army
Charles Alexander Gordon
The tulwar, instead of cleaving his skull, glanced off the sword, and with diminished force bit into his shoulder.The Disputed V.C.
Frederick P. Gibbon
Even his tulwar was buckled to his belt when, in answer to my summons, he stepped forth into the outer chamber.Tales of Destiny