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  • noun Plural form of sword.

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Examples

  • (And fantasy, apparently, if the inclusion of Excalibur and other swords is any indicator.) @Suvudu: 10 Horror Sequels and Remakes that Top the Originals.

    SF Tidbits for 9/24/08

  • (And fantasy, apparently, if the inclusion of Excalibur and other swords is any indicator.) @Suvudu: 10 Horror Sequels and Remakes that Top the Originals.

    September 2008

  • The thugs wear the green orkald rings of the Psavorn Guard—and everyone knows who directs their swords from the shadows.

    The Codex Continual » “Honed by Hate”-An Excerpt

  • Dealing heavily in swords and other medieval weapons, Bethesda tackles firearms for the first with impressive results.

    Exploring the carnage of 'Fallout 3'

  • Giving a fighter magical abilities like the kind found in book of the nine swords is too much.

    D&D 4e’s Out… And It’s Awful. Here’s Why « Geek Related

  • My favorite this year (probably because I read and occasionally write fantasy novels, and thus have a possibly unhealthy interest in swords) was the award in medicine, given to radiologist Brian Witcombe of Gloucester and professional sword-swallower Dan Meyer of Tennessee for their medical report “Sword Swallowing and Its Side Effects.”

    The 2007 Ig Nobel Prizes

  • Unitarian fell upon the misbelieving Persians in the gates, and the blood of the Kafirs ran in the streets like a torrent till they threw down their arms and harness and called out for quarter; whereupon the Moslems stayed their swords from the slaughter and drove them to their tents, as one driveth a flock of sheep.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • A thicket of swords is suspended on wires over the stage: sometimes they are lowered to become a treacherous forest, sometimes they simply loom threateningly, like the dark fate awaiting almost all concerned.

    Cut and Paste Review - The Murder of Macbeth

  • A thicket of swords is suspended on wires over the stage: sometimes they are lowered to become a treacherous forest, sometimes they simply loom threateningly, like the dark fate awaiting almost all concerned.

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • As he neared, he saw that the attendant was a muscular woman, not a man, wearing the twin shortswords of Southwind - or of Westwind, if one believed the Legend.

    Ordermaster

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