blade·​work ˈblād-ˌwərk How to pronounce bladework (audio)
: use or management of a bladed object (such as a knife or sword)
Participants will learn footwork, bladework and will be introduced to all three weapons: sabre, epee and foil.Montclair Times (Essex, New Jersey), 13 Sept. 2012

Word History

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bladework was in 1905

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“Bladework.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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