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Definition of "blade" []

  • The flat cutting part of a sharpened weapon or tool. (noun)
  • A sword. (noun)
  • A swordsman. (noun)
  • Archaeology A slender, sharp-edged flake that is at least twice as long as it is wide. (noun)
  • A dashing youth. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "blade" in a sentence
  • "Another stomp from Kennata and the ring of my sword blade from the earth — it took only a moment."
  • "With the name “STAR” ” – – which stands for “Sweep Twist Adaptive Rotor” ” – – the blade is the first of its kind ever built."
  • "I opened it and looked at that brilliant and terrible tongue which we call a blade; and I thought that perhaps it was the symbol of the oldest of the needs of man."