foilsman
noun Date: 1927 a person who fences with a foil

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • foilsman — [foilz′mən] n. pl. foilsmen [foilz′mən] a fencer who uses a FOIL3 (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • foilsman — /foylz meuhn/, n., pl. foilsmen. Fencing. a person who fences with a foil. [1925 30; FOIL3 + S1 + MAN1] * * * …   Universalium

  • foilsman — foils·man …   English syllables

  • foilsman — foils•man [[t]ˈfɔɪlz mən[/t]] n. pl. men spo a person who fences with a foil …   From formal English to slang

  • foilsman — /ˈfɔɪlzmən/ (say foylzmuhn) noun (plural foilsmen) someone who is expert at fencing with foils. {combination of two words originally in a syntactical relationship; foil s (genitive case) + man} …   Australian English dictionary

  • foilsman — ˈfȯilzmən noun (plural foilsmen) : one who fences with a foil : fencer * * * /foylz meuhn/, n., pl. foilsmen. Fencing. a person who fences with a foil. [1925 30; FOIL3 + S1 + MAN1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • foil|ist — «FOY lihst», noun. = foilsman. (Cf. ↑foilsman) …   Useful english dictionary

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