Complete Definition of "rapier"

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see|Rapier
English

Etymology
From MF. (espee) rapiere.

rfp

Noun
en-noun

  1. A slender, straight, sharply pointed sword (double-edged, single-edged or edgeless).

#* RQ:Shakespeare Hamlet, act IV scene 1
#*: […] In his lawless fit,
#*: Behind the arras hearing something stir,
#*: Whips out his rapier, cries ‘A rat, a rat!’
#*: And in this brainish apprehension kills
#*: The unseen good old man.

Translations
trans-top|slender straight sharply pointed sword
Dutch: t-|nl|rapier|n
Finnish: säilä
German: Florett n, Rapier n, Stoßdegen m
Italian: stocco m
Portuguese: florete m
trans-mid
Russian: рапира (rapíra) f
Spanish: estoque m
Swedish: värja c
trans-bottom

Category:Weapons


Dutch

Etymology
From MF.|nl (espee) rapiere.

Pronunciation
IPA|/rɑpir/

Noun
en-noun

  1. #English|rapier

Category:nl:Weapons

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