swordsman


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swordsman

one who uses or is skilled in the use of a sword
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The episode meant more to him than being bested in play by the best swordsman in England--for that surely was no disgrace--to Henry it seemed prophetic of the outcome of a future struggle when he should stand face to face with the real De Montfort; and then, seeing in De Vac only the creature of his imagination with which he had vested the likeness of his powerful brother-in-law, Henry did what he should like to have done to the real Leicester.
De Vac had been born in Paris, the son of a French officer reputed the best swordsman in France.
A further protection lay in the broad and powerful guard which crossed the hilt, and which was furnished with a deep and narrow notch, in which an expert swordsman might catch his foeman's blade, and by a quick turn of his wrist might snap it across.
Here another hung with its screw fighting off the swordsman from a swarm of flying-machines.
Perhaps a hundred yards above the water, out of the south, riding like Valkyries swiftly through the air on the strange steeds the engineering of Europe had begotten upon the artistic inspiration of Japan, came a long string of Asiatic swordsman.
He was a more adroit swordsman, if possible, than my previous foe, and I must admit that he led me a pretty chase and in the end came near to making a sorry fool of me--and a dead one into the bargain.
Most Filipinos are very much up to speed with the adventures of fictional swordsman 'Kenshin Himura' from the hit manga turned anime series 'Rurouni Kenshin.
Enter a young, legendary swordsman who allies himself with a banished Shaolin monk, a defeated bandit chieftain, a carefree Mongol, and an unknown philosopher who knows the only hope for victory.
com)-- Ebon envisioned being a great warrior like his father, Luc Shattar, the hero of the Battle of Halgrain and the greatest swordsman in the history of Trist.
Nick had dropped a few remarks into his conversations during the evening and learned that Gallio had the reputation of a womaniser and was indeed a fine swordsman.
The falling of a sword or the scarf would mean deduction of points for a swordsman.
Tom Cannon completed a double with success on Mortar and an armchair ride on Swordsman for trainer Chris Gordon.