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rapier

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noun ra·pi·er \ˈrā-pē-ər\

Simple Definition of rapier

  • : a straight sword that has a narrow blade with sharp edges

Full Definition of rapier

  1. :  a straight 2-edged sword with a narrow pointed blade

Origin of rapier

Middle French (espee) rapiere


First Known Use: 1553

Other Weapons and Explosives Terms


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rapier

adjective ra·pi·er

Simple Definition of rapier

  • : extremely sharp

Full Definition of rapier

  1. :  extremely sharp or keen <a rapier wit>

1824

First Known Use of rapier

1824



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