* xbow (informal)
A mechanised weapon, based on the bow and arrow, which fires bolts.
* (l) (obsolete)
(weaponry) A long-bladed weapon having a handle and sometimes a hilt and designed to stab, hew, or slice.
* 1591 , William Shakespeare, Henry VI , Part III, Act II, Scene II, line 59.
* 1786 , Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons , page 49.
- Unsheathe your sword and dub him presently.
Someone paid to handle a sword.
(tarot) A suit in the minor arcana in tarot.
(tarot) A card of this suit.
(weaving) One of the end bars by which the lay of a hand loom is suspended.
- Some swords were also made solely to thrust, and some only to cut; others were equally adapted for both.
* double-edged sword
* fall on one’s sword
* pork sword
* put to the sword
* samurai sword
* short sword
* sword bayonet
* sword cane
* sword dance
* sword fern
* sword grass
* sword knot
* sword lily
* sword of Damocles
* swordbearer, sword-bearer
* swordbearing, sword-bearing
* (weaponry) bayonet, claymore, cutlass, epee, , falchion, foil, katana, knife, machete, rapier, sabre, saber, scimitar, vorpal, yataghan, yatagan