sword cane
noun Date: 1823 a cane in which a sword blade is concealed

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sword cane — Sword Sword (s[=o]rd), n. [OE. swerd, AS. sweord; akin to OFries. swerd, swird, D. zwaard, OS. swerd, OHG. swert, G. schwert, Icel. sver[eth], Sw. sv[ a]rd, Dan. sv[ae]rd; of uncertain origin.] 1. An offensive weapon, having a long and usually… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sword-cane — swordˈ cane or swordˈ stick noun A hollow cane or stick containing a sword • • • Main Entry: ↑sword …   Useful english dictionary

  • sword cane — sword′ cane n. a cane or walking stick having a hollow shaft that serves as a sheath for a sword or dagger • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • sword cane — [sôrstik΄] a weapon consisting of a sword or dagger concealed within a walking stick: also swordstick [sôrstik΄] n …   English World dictionary

  • sword cane — noun a cane concealing a sword or dagger • Syn: ↑sword stick • Hypernyms: ↑cane * * * noun : a cane or walking stick that conceals the blade of a sword or dagger called also sword stick * * * a cane or walking stick having a hollow shaft that… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sword cane — a cane or walking stick having a hollow shaft that serves as a sheath for a sword or dagger. [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • sword cane — A sword carried in a walking stick or cane; a deadly weapon. Anno: 30 ALR 816 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • sword cane — /ˈsɔd keɪn/ (say sawd kayn) noun → swordstick …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sword — (s[=o]rd), n. [OE. swerd, AS. sweord; akin to OFries. swerd, swird, D. zwaard, OS. swerd, OHG. swert, G. schwert, Icel. sver[eth], Sw. sv[ a]rd, Dan. sv[ae]rd; of uncertain origin.] 1. An offensive weapon, having a long and usually sharp pointed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sword arm — Sword Sword (s[=o]rd), n. [OE. swerd, AS. sweord; akin to OFries. swerd, swird, D. zwaard, OS. swerd, OHG. swert, G. schwert, Icel. sver[eth], Sw. sv[ a]rd, Dan. sv[ae]rd; of uncertain origin.] 1. An offensive weapon, having a long and usually… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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