Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of sellsword.

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Examples

  • The great attraction of the story must lie in its panorama of a medieval kingdom: knights in armor, mercenary "sellswords," tavern wenches, struggling and striving inhabitants in all forms, from low to high.

    A Land of Wargs And Yunkishmen

  • All Odosse had to do was follow the sellswords and merchants to see where they bought their morning bread, and she knew which bakers were friendly to foreigners.

    THE RIVER KINGS’ ROAD

  • At best maybe Mikken has seen a few of those weapons now and then, perhaps when some sellswords or freeriders came through Winterfell, but they aren't what he's been working his whole life.

    Production design news

  • The animals were plunging back and forth through the mob of drunken sellswords, scattering them and completing their disorganization.

    The Warslayer

  • The Warmother had cast her net wide: there were more upright bear-wolves like the one she'd killed, but better groomed; androgynous golden-scaled bipeds with tall red crests; men shorter than Allimir, but blue-skinned and wearing furs; tall, hard-eyed Amazons in white tunics; bronze-skinned men who could have passed for human anywhere on Earth — in short, trouble in every shape and size and color, mercenaries and sellswords and villains all.

    The Warslayer

  • Then again, there were likely Yotian sellswords among the

    The Brothers' War

  • Then again, there were likely Yotian sellswords among the Korlisians, and that might cause them to charge prematurely.

    The Brothers' War

  • The main plot line deals with the army of Macht sellswords (sellspears?) fighting for their lives in someone else’s war and their employer’s motives are beyond their caring.

    Paul Kearney - The Ten Thousand (Book Review)

  • What in Ymir's name does King Sumuabi need with four troops of sellswords anyway? "

    Conan and the Emerald Lotus

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