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sabre

See also: sâbre and Sâbre

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French sabre, from German Säbel, from Hungarian szablya, cognate with Danish sabel, Russian сабля (sablja), Serbo-Croatian сабља.

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sabre (plural sabres)

  1. (UK, Canada) A light sword, sharp along the front edge, part of the back edge, and at the point.
  2. (UK, Canada, fencing) A modern fencing sword modeled after the sabre.

Usage notesEdit

This spelling has become relatively common in the United States due to the Buffalo Sabres hockey team as well as the occasional tendency to use British spellings for archaic nouns (compare theater versus theatre).

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VerbEdit

sabre (third-person singular simple present sabres, present participle sabring, simple past and past participle sabred)

  1. (UK, Canada, transitive) To hit or kill with a sabre.

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AsturianEdit

NounEdit

sabre m (plural sabres)

  1. Alternative form of sable.

BasqueEdit

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NounEdit

sabre

  1. sabre, saber

CatalanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From French sabre, from German Säbel.

NounEdit

sabre m (plural sabres)

  1. sabre

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Säbel.

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NounEdit

sabre m (plural sabres)

  1. a single-edged sword
  2. the force, arms
  3. cutlassfish

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French sabre, from German Säbel, from Hungarian szablya.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sabre m (plural sabres)

  1. sabre (military weapon)
  2. sabre (fencing weapon)

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