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- n. A participant in the sport of fencing
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who fences; one who teaches or practices the art of fencing with sword or foil.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who fences; one who teaches or practises the art of fencing with sword or foil.
- n. A horse good at leaping fences or other obstructions: said generally of a hunter.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone skilled at fencing
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It isn't a * real* moment in time, no fencer is going to have his own Temptations-style back up band of fencers behind him in such close formation either ... it isn't supposed to be realistic.
Their intense relationship, developed over the course of a decade, evokes a hint of the dynamic between Professor Higgins and Eliza Doolittle — occasionally abusive and ultimately caring, as he works fiercely to mold a champion fencer from the most unlikely material.
Mariel Zagunis clinched the World Cup women's saber season title as no other fencer was able to approach her point total.
For a cross-dressing, fencing heroine try Georgette Heyer's The Masqueraders, but the heroine isn't a very good fencer, which is a shame.
And therefore, if any provision be to be made against such accidents, and a man be to prepare his son for duels, I had much rather mine should be a good wrestler than an ordinary fencer, which is the most a gentleman can attain to in it, unless he will be constantly in the fencing-school and every day exercising.
We’re all supposed to take inspiration from Sada Jacobson, who I’m told is the world’s number-one female fencer, which is kind of like being the world’s number-one Real World/Road Rules Challenge participant.1 Everyone is going to be ecstatic about the prospect of Michael Phelps winning as many as eight gold medals in swimming, even though I have yet to find a single person who knows who Michael Phelps is.
The man was a dreamer who dreamed of being a fencer, donning a suit that is the contemporary standard for fencing now a days.
Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal She is the 11th ranked female sabre fencer in the world and the second ranked American.
The rancher felt it was my fault because Mr. Penn, our fencer, had left the tiny gap at the end of the fence; she quoted a four-figure value for the cow.
After a year or so I tracked down another fencer, Charley, a big rangy guy from Nebraska who was strong and fast.