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sabre

(US), saber
a sword used in fencing, having a narrow V-shaped blade, a semicircular guard, and a slightly curved hand
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Well, the first question, you know, is why a man should kill another with a clumsy sabre at all when a man can kill with a bodkin?
The murderer occupied his enemy with some tricks with the sabre, showing how he could cut a branch in mid-air, or what-not.
He had that last argument with Brayne, that Lord Galloway did not hear the end of; that failing, he led him out into the sealed garden, talked about swordsmanship, used twigs and a sabre for illustration, and--"
The major then snatched up the countess's diamonds, held them in one hand, drew his sabre with the other, and began to strike with the flat of its blade such of the sleepers as he thought the most intrepid.
The major, holding his sabre in his well hand, with his pistols in his belt, gathered up the reins with the other hand and mounted one horse while the grenadier mounted the other.
I'll sweep you into the water if you don't take the major and his two companions," cried the stalwart grenadier, who swung his sabre, stopped the departure, and forced the men to stand closer in spite of furious outcries.
We've played a fine game of guns and sabres here, I can tell you.
With about 6,000 tons of steel on the site, Sabre faced a formidable--but manageable--challenge.
Sabre said 80% of all tickets issued worldwide through the Sabre GDS are now electronic and 122 airlines offer e-ticketing for Sabre Connected travel agencies.
The spinoff will make it easier for Sabre - which also owns one of the nation's leading online travel services in Travelocity - to pursue contracts with other carriers who were reluctant to use Sabre because of its ties to AMR.
When American Airlines' SABRE system debuted over 30 years ago, the world was a smaller place.
Sabre Industries' utility division, Sabre Tubular Structures, designs and manufactures steel utility structures.