Definitions

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  • noun fantasy A mercenary, especially a sword-using one.

Etymologies

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sell +‎ sword

Examples

  • Moreover, while he was fairly certain he could keep the girl muzzled—exposing the truth would expose her son, and a mother as softhearted as this one would never do that—he had no such control over the sellsword.

    THE RIVER KINGS’ ROAD

  • On Game of Thrones Flynn will be playing Bronn, a roguish sellsword encountered by several characters in a tavern.

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • He had heard from a wandering sellsword that there were warriors in Kai Amur who could find such loveliness in a sunrise that they could kill or be killed thinking of it, and never flinch from the blade either way.

    THE RIVER KINGS’ ROAD

  • On Game of Thrones Flynn will be playing Bronn, a roguish sellsword encountered by several characters in a tavern.

    Soldier Bronn and Trojan Mormont

  • There are three major characters: the sellsword named Vanderjack, a gnome fighter named Theodenes, and a decidedly ugly young woman named Gredchen.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • There are three major characters: the sellsword named Vanderjack, a gnome fighter named Theodenes, and a decidedly ugly young woman named Gredchen.

    The Sellsword by Cam Banks

  • It implies a place in the world normally that of a wandering sellsword.

    Class Struggle

  • It implies a place in the world normally that of a wandering sellsword.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • Between them stands a common sellsword; each great man bids the sellsword kill the other two, says Lord Varys

    NYDN Rss

  • In Tyrosh he should be able to curse the gods, call a man a cheat, and order up an ale, thanks to a sellsword he had once known at the Rock.

    NPR Topics: News

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