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Synonyms for rapier

a straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges


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The selection process involved bench-marking the Rapiers capabilities against a range of other vendors deep silicon etch product lines.
Two other rapiers on display include one GTMax-i 190 cm and one in wider width version of 340 cm.
The Rapiers, from San Antonio, are involved in a number of philanthropic endeavors.
MAKING THEIR POINT: Kirkburton Rapier Dancers at the Woodman Inn, Thunderbridge, from left Alan Winpenny, Garry Stringfellow, Toby Shaw, Tom Stringfellow, Mark Shaw and Nathaniel Mitchell with the rapiers formed in a star-shaped lock at the end of one of their dances.
Our nobility wear commonly swords or rapiers with their daggers, as doth every common serving man that followeth his lord or master.
High Velocity Missiles will be based at the Lexington Building in Tower Hamlets and the Fred Wigg Tower in Waltham Forest, both in east London, while Rapiers will be set on Blackheath Common and at Oxleas Meadow, Shooters Hill, both in south east London.
THE Whitley Tomahawks picked up the prized scalp of Sheffield Rapiers 5-0 at Hillheads in an English Under-16 North Division One encounter.
Among the rare World War Two items stolen are two Iron Cross medals, a German rapier, dress knives, plus an 8ins bronze statue of a Japanese Samurai warrior and three 18th-century rapiers.
Instead of galleons, grappling hooks and rapiers, viewers will see spaceships, tractor beams and light-sabres.
Discovered in 1879, it consists of 15 axes, three armlets, two rapiers, one dirk, three spearheads and two spearhead sockets.
It includes swords and rapiers, an axe head, cauldron handle and gold bracelet, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency said today.
Rapiers can be deployed rapidly on the battlefield and could even be used against a specific terrorist threat.
Using the current 406 LX models as a base, the Rapiers boast side airbags, rear electric windows, a trip computer, special Sebring sports trim, leather covered steering wheel and chrome instrument surrounds.
Their grand, sweeping movements, the endless clank-clank of rapiers slamming into each other, bears about as much resemblance to real sword fighting as Antonio Banderas does to a typical felon.
Even when they were firing steadily, Rapiers claimed only nine kills, and Argentine planes still swarmed above the anchorage, bombing ships.