Sabre
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Sabre
See also: sabré and Sâbre

English

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Alternative forms

Etymology

Borrowed from French sabre, from German Säbel, from Polish szabla, from Hungarian szablya. Cognate with Danish sabel, Russian (sáblja), Serbo-Croatian .

Pronunciation

Noun

sabre (plural sabres)

  1. (Britain, Canada) A light sword, sharp along the front edge, part of the back edge, and at the point.
  2. (Britain, Canada, fencing) A modern fencing sword modeled after the sabre.

Usage notes

This spelling has become relatively common in the United States due to the Buffalo Sabres hockey team as well as the occasional tendency to use British spellings for archaic nouns (compare theater versus theatre).

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

sabre (third-person singular simple present sabres, present participle sabring, simple past and past participle sabred)

  1. (Britain, Canada, transitive) To strike or kill with a sabre.

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Asturian

Noun

sabre m (plural sabres)

  1. Alternative form of sable

Basque

Alternative forms

Noun

sabre

  1. sabre, saber

Catalan

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ca

Etymology

From French sabre, from German Säbel.

Pronunciation

Noun

sabre m (plural sabres)

  1. sabre

Further reading


French

Etymology

From German Säbel.

Pronunciation

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /sab?/

Noun

sabre m (plural sabres)

  1. a single-edged sword
  2. the force, arms
  3. cutlassfish

Descendants

  • -> English: sabre

Further reading

Anagrams


Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'sa.bre/, ['s?ä:br?e?]
  • Hyphenation: sà?bre

Noun

sabre m or f (invariable)

  1. Alternative form of sabra

Adjective

sabre (invariable)

  1. Alternative form of sabra

Leonese

Etymology

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Noun

sabre m (plural sabres)

  1. sand

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Portuguese

Etymology

From French sabre, from German Säbel, from Hungarian szablya.

Pronunciation

Noun

sabre m (plural sabres)

  1. sabre (military weapon)
  2. sabre (fencing weapon)

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