Definitions

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  • noun A fight or duel using swords

Etymologies

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sword +‎ fight

Examples

  • And, well, of all the Disney weddings I’ve seen, I have to say that getting hitched in the middle of a swordfight is up there.

    yo ho, yo ho, a pirate’s life for me … « Love | Peace | Ohana

  • I think children would pull the swords out (probably dumping clothes to the bottom of this cabinet) and swordfight each other.

    Closet Organizers Inspiration

  • Just before his final swordfight, he expresses this attitude toward death: "If it be not now, yet it will come: the readiness is all."

    Terry Kelhawk: Shakespeare Speaks To Japan

  • Just before his final swordfight, he expresses this attitude toward death: "If it be not now, yet it will come: the readiness is all."

    Terry Kelhawk: Shakespeare Speaks To Japan

  • I'd go looking for treasures to bring back home (like in Zork), or swordfight like in Defender of the Crown, or jump from narrow rock to narrow curb like every platformer ever - for some reason, I was convinced that the landscape Super Mario Brothers was all very narrow platforms, and that Mario would fall if he walked closer or further from the camera.

    SVGL Needs You!

  • Milton gets in there through the story of Anakin Skywalker --- there's a swordfight in Up that conjures up images of the light saber duels between Luke and Darth Vader in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.

    Up, George Lucas, the spirit of adventure, and the myth of the fallen angel

  • They open with the swordfight before getting into a spin-heavy and pattycake-playing yeah, I don't get it either routine.

    Dancing with the Stars Episode Recap: Monday, Oct. 10, 2011

  • Or maybe it's just a fun story of murder and revenge with a swordfight at the end, sort of like Hamlet without the tights.

    William Lashner on Past Due: An interrogation

  • Milton gets in there through the story of Anakin Skywalker --- there's a swordfight in Up that conjures up images of the light saber duels between Luke and Darth Vader in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.

    Lance Mannion:

  • With a wheelbase of 114.7 inches and length of 195.6 inches, the A7 is almost exactly the same exterior size as the redesigned 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS executive coupe, a car I haven't driven yet but that appears to have lost a swordfight.

    Audi's Brilliant A7: Fastback to the Future

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