A sword with a broad and heavy blade, thick at the back, and usually more or less curved like a scimiter; a cavalry sword.
To strike, cut, or kill with a saber; to cut down, as with a saber.
A "point and edge weapon." Either the edge or point can be used to score a hit. The valid target area includes any part above the waist including the head and arms.
The modern fencing sabre has a straight blade and a curved, triangular guard to protect the hand. Touches, known as cuts, can be scored with either the tip or the edge of the blade.
The modern version of the slashing cavalry sword, similar in length and weight to the foil but able to cut with the blade as well as hit with the point.
A curving sword used mainly by cavalrymen.
A heavy sword with a slightly curved blade. The edged weapon of the U.S. Dragoons was nicknamed "the old wristbreaker"
a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle
a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back
cut or injure with a saber
a curved sword with a large blade and single edge
a cutting or cutting-and-thrusting edged weapon featuring a curved single-edged blade with fullers or without any
A sword with a relatively wide, flat blade, usually curved, to facilitate cutting.
a fencing weapon with a flat blade and knuckle guard, used with cutting or thrusting actions; a military sword popular in the 18th to 20th centuries; any cutting sword used by cavalry.
The sabre is one of the three weapons of modern sport fencing, and is alternatively spelt saber in American English. The sabre differs from the other modern fencing swords, the Ã©pÃ©e and foil, in that it is possible to score with the edge of the blade. For the other two weapons, valid touches are only scored using the point of the blade.