Definition of swordsman in English:

swordsman

Line breaks: swords|man
Pronunciation: /ˈsɔːdzmən
 
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noun (plural swordsmen)

  • A man who fights with a sword (typically with his level of skill specified): an expert swordsman
    More example sentences
    • The line of troops went onward, and more small units and platoons of swordsmen and spearmen moved in for the battle.
    • This swordplay had been going on ever since the beginning of the fight, the two expert swordsmen always striking and blocking with their swords in a creatively beautiful art.
    • When you signed up, you were asked where you wanted to be, cavalry, archery, footmen, swordsmen, smiths.

Derivatives

swordsmanship

noun
More example sentences
  • If he had used real swordsmanship on Claymore instead of circus tricks, he would have lost easily.
  • The many skills he excelled at included swordsmanship, lancing, use of the crossbow, rope-handling, riding a variety of animals, and the engineering of war.
  • He taught swordsmanship at the Cavalry School.

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