Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Skill and dexterity in the use of the sword.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state of being a swordsman; skill in the use of the sword.

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  • noun the skill of using a sword

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  • noun skill in fencing

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Examples

  • There, he’s found by a kindly blacksmith (Von Sydow), who raises Prince Siegfried as Eric, a brawler whose swordsmanship is unparalleled.

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  • Well, one must ask that question seriously, especially if one has an interest in Japanese swordsmanship.

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  • His swordsmanship, which is of a rough and ready sort, is heavily taxed, as he has occasionally to strike at her to keep her off between a blow and a guard with Apollodorus.

    Caesar and Cleopatra

  • But that style also had a quality that could be felt; it had a military edge to it, an _acies_; and there was a kind of swordsmanship about it.

    The Victorian Age in Literature

  • Teillagory: These cannons are certainly strong and HARD GAY, but I prefer the elegance of 'swordsmanship'.

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  • Teillagory: These cannons are certainly strong and HARD GAY, but I prefer the elegance of 'swordsmanship'.

    Comments for Azure Flame

  • Teillagory: These cannons are certainly strong and HARD GAY, but I prefer the elegance of 'swordsmanship'.

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  • Teillagory: Your 'swordsmanship' is hardly a match for mine.

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  • Elizabeth: Your 'swordsmanship' was indeed impressive; it would be strange for the King not to want to use your talents.

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  • Like, did you use this kind of swordsmanship, "he said, pointing towards the rack of swords, practice and the lethal, metal kind.

    Prison Of Souls

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