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swordsman

[sawrdz-muh n, sohrdz-] /ˈsɔrdz mən, ˈsoʊrdz-/
noun, plural swordsmen.
1.
a person who uses or is skilled in the use of a sword.
2.
a fencer.
3.
a soldier.
Also, swordman.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; sword + 's1 + -man
Related forms
swordsmanship, noun
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  • Although neither of the combatants was known as a swordsman, épées were chosen as the weapons.
British Dictionary definitions for swordsman

swordsman

/ˈsɔːdzmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
one who uses or is skilled in the use of a sword
Derived Forms
swordsmanship, noun
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