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Definition of "espada" [espada]

  • A professional bull-fighter whose duty is to kill the bull with the sword. See also matador. (noun)
  • The swordfish. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "espada" in a sentence
  • "Freshly caught fish are displayed at the entrance; you may find squid, tuna, swordfish, or a local fish called espada, or scabbard, which is like a less flaky cod."
  • "This seemed to be the most graceful feat of the day, and one requiring nearly as much nerve as that of the "espada," whose arrival a final flourish of trumpets now announced."
  • "I took good care not to miss it, and I will take still better care not to describe it, although the chief "espada" was Chiclanero, the handsomest of all those handsome fellows, and the one who was said to have roused the most violently passionate fondness in the fair sex."