Definition of Rapier. Meaning of Rapier. Synonyms of Rapier

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Definition of Rapier

Rapier
Rapier Ra"pi*er, n. [F. rapi[`e]re, perhaps for raspi[`e]re, and ultimately of German origin, akin to E. rasp, v.] A straight sword, with a narrow and finely pointed blade, used only for thrusting. Rapier fish (Zo["o]l.), the swordfish. [Obs.] --Grew.

Meaning of Rapier from wikipedia

- A rapier (/ˈreɪpiər/) or espada ropera is a type of sword with a slender and sharply-pointed two-edged blade that was po****r in Western Europe, both for...
- Rapier is a surface-to-air missile developed for the British Army to replace their towed Bofors 40/L70 anti-aircraft guns. The system is unusual as it...
- The Sunbeam Rapier is an automobile produced by Rootes Group from 1955 to 1976, in two different body-styles, the "Series" cars (which underwent several...
- finger-like carriers called rapiers. A stationary package of yarn is used to supply the weft yarns in the rapier machine. One end of a rapier, a rod or steel tape...
- A rapier is a slender, sharply pointed sword. Rapier may also refer to: An English variant of Roper (surname) George M. Rapier III, a CEO and chairman...
- Lagonda Rapier was a small car produced by the British Lagonda company from 1934 to 1935. A few more were subsequently produced by the independent Rapier Car...
- given to the F-35. The aircraft was also briefly dubbed "SuperStar" and "Rapier". In September 2002, USAF changed the Raptor's designation to F/A-22, mimicking...
- of the rapier of the Early Modern period. Its use was taught in the Dardi school of Italian fencing, and was influential on the cl****ical rapier fencing...
- The North American XF-108 Rapier was a proposed long-range, high-speed interceptor aircraft designed by North American Aviation intended to defend the...
- The Pappenheim-hilt rapier originated in Germany in 1630 and was po****rized by imperial general of the Thirty Years' War (1618–48) Count Pappenheim.[citation...
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