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  • n. A fencing sword of a certain modern type; frequently opposed to foil and sabre.


From French épée. (Wiktionary)



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  • *snort*

    March 25, 2009

  • When Begoña chowed down on the delicious seafood paella, her lips started to puff up alarmingly. Fortunately Juanjo had brought along his epee pen, and was able to inject her right there table-side, in front of the bovine, masticating Catalan diners.

    March 25, 2009

  • WordNet has a definition for this form but not for épée...

    March 25, 2009