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Definition of "swordsman" [swords•man]

  • A man who is skilled in the use of swords. (noun)
  • A fencer. (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 "swordsman" in a sentence
  • "But the swordsman is going to have a tendency to frame issues as a series of advances and retreats, parries, ripostes, feints and strikes."
  • "Throwing dust in the eye of a swordsman is harder than it looks (and more cliche)."
  • "But the swordsman is really a semi retired computer scientist of the first rank, the sword is tipped with a wormhole a la Morgaine's Changeling, and the talking cat is really the avatar of a planet-sized AI ..."