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Definition of "vorpal" []

  • Sharp or deadly. (adjective)
  • Having a special power making decapitation likely. (adjective)

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Use "vorpal" in a sentence
  • "The nonsense-word vorpal used by Lewis Carroll in his poem “Jabberwocky”, which from context in the poem probably means ‘deadly, keen’, through transference to the general term ‘vorpal weapon’ in D&D, has come to acquire the sense ‘capable of beheading’ (cf. this article)."
  • "Here's one of the early, funny lines: He reached his sparsely furnished cell in the law offices of MakoProphet, a D.C. appellate boutique, and turned on his +6 vorpal laptop."
  • "And through and through/The vorpal scissors went snicker-snack!"
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