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 bayonet us into submission. --Burke. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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

  • 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

  • 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… …   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

  • 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

  • The Charge of the Light Brigade (poem) — The Charge of the Light Brigade Half a league, half a league,   Half a league onward, All in the valley of Death   Rode the six hundred. Forward, the Light Brigade! Charge for the guns he said: Into the valley of Death   Rode the six hundred …   Wikipedia

  • Canne de combat — is a French martial arts weapon. It uses a cane or canne (a kind of walking stick) designed for fighting. Canne de combat was standardized in the 1970s for sporting competition by Maurice Sarry. The canne is very light, made of chestnut wood and… …   Wikipedia

  • sabre — /say beuhr/, n., v.t., sabred, sabring. Chiefly Brit. saber. * * * ▪ sword also spelled  saber        heavy military sword with a long cutting edge and, often, a curved blade. Most commonly a cavalry weapon, the sabre was derived from a Hungarian …   Universalium

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