to measure swords with one love

to measure swords with one

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See under Measure, v. t.
  • transitive v. to try another's skill in the use of the sword; hence, figuratively, to match one's abilities against an antagonist's.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.