- A heavy cavalry sword with a one-edged, slightly curved blade. (noun)
- A light dueling or fencing sword having an arched guard covering the hand and a tapered flexible blade with a cutting edge on one side and on the tip. (noun)
- To hit, injure, or kill with a saber. (verb-transitive)
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