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  1. sword
  2. noun

    • 1. a weapon with a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard, used for thrusting or striking and now typically worn as part of ceremonial dress.

    • 2. military power, violence, or destruction:

      not many perished by the sword
    • 3. one of the suits in a tarot pack.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: sword, plural noun: swords