Sabering
Saber Sa"ber, Sabre Sa"bre, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sabered}or {Sabred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sabering} or {Sabring}.] [Cf. F. sabrer.] To strike, cut, or kill with a saber; to cut down, as with a saber. [1913 Webster]

You send troops to saber and bayonet us into submission. --Burke. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sabering — sa·ber || seɪbÉ™(r) n. curved single edged sword; (Fencing) foil, double edged sword with a blunt tip (also sabre) v. strike or stab with a saber (also sabre) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Sabrage — Sabrage; Sabering the Champagne bottle. Sabrage is a technique for opening a Champagne bottle with a sabre,[1] used for ceremonial occasions. The saber is slid along the body of the bottle toward the neck. The force of the blade hitting the lip… …   Wikipedia

  • Saber — Sa ber, Sabre Sa bre, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sabered}or {Sabred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sabering} or {Sabring}.] [Cf. F. sabrer.] To strike, cut, or kill with a saber; to cut down, as with a saber. [1913 Webster] You send troops to saber and bayonet us… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sabered — Saber Sa ber, Sabre Sa bre, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sabered}or {Sabred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sabering} or {Sabring}.] [Cf. F. sabrer.] To strike, cut, or kill with a saber; to cut down, as with a saber. [1913 Webster] You send troops to saber and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sabre — Saber Sa ber, Sabre Sa bre, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sabered}or {Sabred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sabering} or {Sabring}.] [Cf. F. sabrer.] To strike, cut, or kill with a saber; to cut down, as with a saber. [1913 Webster] You send troops to saber and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sabred — Saber Sa ber, Sabre Sa bre, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sabered}or {Sabred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sabering} or {Sabring}.] [Cf. F. sabrer.] To strike, cut, or kill with a saber; to cut down, as with a saber. [1913 Webster] You send troops to saber and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sabring — Saber Sa ber, Sabre Sa bre, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sabered}or {Sabred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sabering} or {Sabring}.] [Cf. F. sabrer.] To strike, cut, or kill with a saber; to cut down, as with a saber. [1913 Webster] You send troops to saber and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saber — I. noun or sabre Etymology: French sabre, modification of German dialect Sabel, from Middle High German, probably of Slavic origin; akin to Russian sablya saber Date: 1680 1. a cavalry sword with a curved blade, thick back, and guard 2. a. a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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