- adj. Attributive form of short sword, noun.
“She withdrew a short-sword as wide as her bulky shoulder and drove it to the hilt through Master Persimon's clavicle and into his body cavity.”
“As a ninja, he would use a short-sword called a wakizashi for most missions, but there was nothing to compare to fighting with the full-length sword.”
““All right then,” said Yukiko, and she tossed her short-sword into the same hand that held the katana, and advanced toward him, her index and pinky fingers out in the mudra for banishing evil.”
“His wrist snapped up, without conscious thought on his part, blocking the short-sword.”
“Each horseman is to carry shield and spear, long-sword and short-sword, bow, quivers and arrows, and your carts are to contain implements of various kinds - axes and stone-cutting tools, augers, adzes, trenching-tools, iron spades and the rest of the implements which an army needs.”
“Hither to meet it now cometh the witch, running along the bank, her skirts flying wild about her, and a heavy short-sword gleaming in her hand.”
“So, I was deconstructing and dissecting the moves in the short-sword work we've been practicing, because I somehow was not getting the groove.”
“To warm up, Guru decided that we needed to work on short-sword ours is called a golok -- which is machete-length, though generally with a slightly-curved edge.”
“Take your places," she said, and took her short-sword from the rucksack.”
“She got her feet into the empty stirrups and held on one-handed, still clutching the short-sword.”
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