Blade vs Jambiya - What's the difference?

blade | jambiya |

As nouns the difference between blade and jambiya

is that blade is (soccer) someone connected with , as a fan, player, coach etc while jambiya is an arabian (especially yemeni) dagger with a short curved blade that is worn on a belt.




(wikipedia blade) (en noun)
  • The sharp cutting edge of a knife, chisel, or other tool, a razor blade.
  • The flat functional end of a propeller, oar, hockey stick, screwdriver, skate, etc.
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  • The narrow leaf of a grass or cereal.
  • (botany) The thin, flat part of a plant leaf, attached to a stem (petiole). The lamina.
  • A flat bone, especially the shoulder blade.
  • A cut of beef from near the shoulder blade (part of the chuck).
  • The flat part of the tongue.
  • (poetic) A sword or knife.
  • (archaeology) A piece of prepared, sharp-edged stone, often flint, at least twice as long as it is wide; a long flake of ground-edge stone or knapped vitreous stone.
  • (ultimate frisbee) A throw characterized by a tight parabolic trajectory due to a steep lateral attitude.
  • (sailing) The rudder, daggerboard, or centerboard of a vessel.
  • A bulldozer or surface-grading machine with mechanically adjustable blade that is nominally perpendicular to the forward motion of the vehicle.
  • (dated) A dashing young man.
  • * Coleridge
  • He saw a turnkey in a trice / Fetter a troublesome blade .
  • (slang, chiefly, US) A homosexual, usually male.
  • Thin plate, foil.
  • (architecture, in the plural) The principal rafters of a roof.
  • (Weale)
  • The four large shell plates on the sides, and the five large ones of the middle, of the carapace of the sea turtle, which yield the best tortoise shell.
  • (De Colange)
  • Airfoil]] in windmills and [[w:windturbine, windturbines.
  • Derived terms

    * axeblade * blade of grass * blade sharpener * bladeless * bladelet * bladelike * bladesmith * doctor blade * gay blade * microblade * oar blade * razor blade, razor-blade, razorblade * rollerblade * shoulder blade, shoulderblade, shoulder-blade * snowblade * switchblade * twayblade


    * Creswell Crags


  • (informal) To skate on rollerblades.
  • To furnish with a blade.
  • (poetic) To put forth or have a blade.
  • * P. Fletcher
  • As sweet a plant, as fair a flower, is faded / As ever in the Muses' garden bladed .

    Derived terms

    * hydroblade


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    Alternative forms

    * jambia * jambiyah


    (en noun)
  • An Arabian (especially Yemeni) dagger with a short curved blade that is worn on a belt.