sword cane


: a cane in which a sword blade is concealed

Examples of sword cane in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And who's that watching their disagreement, which ends with Louis drawing Chekhov's sword cane? Sara Netzley, EW.com, 3 Oct. 2022 There were a lot of ex-colonials like Allen in the Service, infuriatingly dense regarding aspects of intelligence work that did not involve torpedo boats or sword canes. Andrew Liptak, The Verge, 17 June 2018 In one case, a sword cane was found in a traveler’s items at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. Dana Hedgpeth, Washington Post, 30 Jan. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sword cane was in 1823

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“Sword cane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sword%20cane. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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