Swordplay
Swordplay Sword"play`, n. Fencing; a sword fight. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • swordplay — (n.) O.E. sweordplege; see SWORD (Cf. sword) + PLAY (Cf. play) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • swordplay — ► NOUN ▪ fencing with swords or foils …   English terms dictionary

  • swordplay — [sôrdplā΄] n. the act or skill of using a sword in fencing or fighting …   English World dictionary

  • swordplay — noun Date: 1602 1. the art or skill of wielding a sword especially in fencing 2. an exhibition of swordplay • swordplayer noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • swordplay — noun fighting with a sword His expertise at swordplay made his acting in the part of Hamlet very believable …   Wiktionary

  • swordplay — swordplayer, n. /sawrd play , sohrd /, n. the action or technique of wielding a sword; fencing. [1620 30; SWORD + PLAY] * * * …   Universalium

  • swordplay — sword|play [ sɔrd,pleı ] noun uncount fighting with a sword in a fight or sports competition …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • swordplay — n. fencing, art of fighting with swords …   English contemporary dictionary

  • swordplay — noun the activity or skill of fencing with swords or foils …   English new terms dictionary

  • swordplay — UK [ˈsɔː(r)dˌpleɪ] / US [ˈsɔrdˌpleɪ] noun [uncountable] fighting with a sword in a fight or sports competition …   English dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”