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.
Presently, as I shall tell, the white men found in the Butteridge machine a weapon that could meet and fight the flying-machines of the Asiatic swordsman.
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. The wings flapped jerkily, click, block, clitter clock, and the machines drove up; they spread and ceased, and the apparatus came soaring through the air.
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.
Allaho could have most to fear from Swordsman. Battleoverdoyen's younger brother will find this trip much more to his liking than the two miles he ran over last time.
Conclusion This looks a wideopen race featuring several potential improvers and I couldn't back Swordsman at the forecast price..
Sam Bobis proved to be the top swordsman by winning the tourney.
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.