Excalibur
noun Etymology: Middle English Excalaber, from Anglo-French Escalibor, from Medieval Latin Caliburnus Date: 15th century the sword of King Arthur

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  • Excalibur — is the legendary sword of King Arthur sometimes attributed with magical powers or associated with the rightful sovereignty of Great Britain. Sometimes Excalibur and the Sword in the Stone (the proof of Arthur s lineage) are said to be the same… …   Wikipedia

  • Excalibur — in einer Illustration aus Howard Pyles „The Story of King Arthur and his Knights” (1902). Excalibur oder Caliburn ist der Name des Schwertes des mythischen Königs Artus. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Excalibur — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Excalibur (desambiguación). Excalibur es el nombre más aceptado de la espada legendaria del Rey Arturo, a la que se han atribuido diferentes propiedades extraordinarias a lo… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Excalibur — (Лас Вегас,США) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: 3850 Las Vegas Boulevard South …   Каталог отелей

  • Excalibur — Ex*cal i*bur, n. The name of King Arthur s mythical sword. [Written also {Excalibar}, {Excalibor}, {Escalibar}, and {Caliburn}.] Tennyson …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Excalibur — er navnet på et sværd som kong Arthur trak ud af en sten …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Excalibur — King Arthur s sword, c.1300, from O.Fr. Escalibor, corruption of Caliburn, in Geoffrey of Monmouth (c.1140) Caliburnus, apparently from Welsh Caledvwlch probably a variant of the legendary Irish sword name Caladbolg which may be lit. hard belly,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Excalibur —    Film d aventures de John Boorman, avec Nigel Terry (le roi Arthur), Nicol Williamson (Merlin), Helen Mirren (Morgane), Nicholas Clay (Lancelot), Cherie Lunghi (Guenièvre).   Scénario: Rospo Pallenberg, John Boorman, d après le roman de Thomas… …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • Excalibur — (Excalibur) марка автомобиля в США. Выпускается с 1964 года …   Автомобильный словарь

  • Excalibur — [eks kal′i bər] n. [ME < OFr Escalibor < ML Caliburnus < Celt] Arthurian Legend King Arthur s sword: in one version of the legend, he draws it out of a stone; in another, it is given to him by the Lady of the Lake …   English World dictionary

  • Excalibur — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Excalibur (homonymie). L Épée Excalibur, illustration d Howard Pyle, 1902. Excalibur …   Wikipédia en Français

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