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  • noun Plural form of cimeter.

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Examples

  • Scimitars (spelled "cimeters" by Joseph Smith), were Old-World weapons of war that were mentioned throughout the Book of Mormon. 8 However, they have not been found to have existed in the New World.

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  • In some there were shields, and helmets, and cuirasses, and lances, and cimeters, hanging against the walls; in others there were great heaps of warlike munitions, and camp equipage lying upon the ground.

    The Alhambra

  • There were royal guards also at the portal, and rows of African blacks with drawn cimeters.

    The Alhambra

  • In some there were shields, and helmets, and cuirasses, and lances, and cimeters, hanging against the walls; in others there were great heaps of warlike munitions, and camp equipage lying upon the ground.

    The Alhambra

  • At the upper end sat a Moorish king on a golden throne, with his nobles on each side, and a guard of African blacks with drawn cimeters.

    The Alhambra

  • Some were armed with lances and shields, others with cimeters and battle-axes, and with polished cuirasses that flashed in the moonbeams.

    The Alhambra

  • Alhambra to show it to strangers: as he was one evening, about twilight, passing through the Court of Lions, he heard footsteps on the Hall of the Abencerrages; supposing some strangers to be lingering there, he advanced to attend upon them, when to his astonishment he beheld four Moors richly dressed, with gilded cuirasses and cimeters, and poniards glittering with precious stones.

    The Alhambra

  • His castle hall was covered with banners, cimeters, and Moslem helms, the trophies of his prowess.

    The Alhambra

  • Their cimeters were of the keenest Damascus blades, with sheaths richly wrought and enamelled, and belts of golden filagree studded with gems.

    The Alhambra

  • There were royal guards also at the portal, and rows of African blacks with drawn cimeters.

    The Alhambra

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