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swordsman

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swords +‎ -man

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swordsman (plural swordsmen)

  1. A person skilled at using swords in sport or combat; a fencer.
    He is a remarkable swordsman.
  2. A person who fights with a sword.
    Archers attempted to take down an unknown swordsman.
  3. (informal) A man who is a skillful or enthusiastic practitioner of sexual intercourse.
    • 2008, Mark Kirby, "Lordy, Lordy, This Woman is 40," GQ, Dec. 16 (retrieved 21 Dec. 2008),
      Jennifer Aniston is in control . . . and getting what she needs from a notorious swordsman eight years her junior.

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