from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or art of using a sword, as in fencing.
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- n. fighting with a sword
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Fencing; a sword fight.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Fencing; the art or practice of attack and defense by means of the sword.
- n. A sword-dance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully
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(Esgrima en el Barrio de las Letras) tags: swordplay is foreplay locale: seville mood: vigorous
(Alatriste - Duelo en el Corral de Comedias) tags: manflesh, swordplay is foreplay mood: fangirl squee
In chapter three, the Kid Ninjagoes to a pet store and gets a group of extraordinary pets – a dog that took karate, a cat that was expert in swordplay, a frog scientist, and a hissing cockroach that is also a ninja.
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Of course, as mentioned above, the swordplay is a huge part of it.
Instructors at Academie Duello will introduce us to the secrets of the ancient world of European "martial arts" known as swordplay and dueling.
"Duelist is not his finest hour, but it develops an erotics of swordplay which is original, distinctive and finally rather touching."
The game also includes a Wii Motion Plus accessory which adds to the range of motion of the wireless Wiimote controller, allowing it to track movements such as swordplay more accurately.
Wouldn't it be great if I could find a strong, cool, James Dean-type to indulge me in a little jedi "swordplay" atop a massive, protruding volcano?
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