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rapier

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a straight sword that has a narrow blade with sharp edges

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The first known use of rapier was in 1553

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“Rapier.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rapier. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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