sword cane

noun

Definition of sword cane

: a cane in which a sword blade is concealed

Examples of sword cane in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "The geopolitics of the afterlife get messy in the new sci-fi spy novel Summerland," 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, "TSA confiscated nearly 4,000 guns at airport checkpoints in 2017," 30 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of sword cane

1823, in the meaning defined above

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“Sword cane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sword%20cane. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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