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cloak-and-sword

[klohk-uh n-sawrd] /ˈkloʊk ənˈsɔrd/
adjective
1.
(of a drama or work of fiction) dealing with characters who wear cloaks and swords; concerned with the customs and romance of the nobility in bygone times.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10
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