Definition of Swerd. Meaning of Swerd. Synonyms of Swerd

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Definition of Swerd

Swerd
Swerd Swerd, n. & v. See Sward, n. & v. [Obs.]
Swerd
Swerd Swerd, n. Sword. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

Meaning of Swerd from wikipedia

- Chaucer's Romaunt of the Rose: "With swerd, or sparth (axe) or gysarme" and Mandeville's Travels: "with swerds drawen and gysarmez and axes") and the...
- sovereignty, its blade blinded his enemies. Malory writes: "thenne he drewe his swerd Excalibur, but it was so breyght in his enemyes eyen that it gaf light lyke...
- the high medieval period, references to swords as "great sword" (grete swerd, grant espée) or "small" or "short sword" (espée courte, parvus ensis) does...
- Proto-Indo-European root *swer- "to wound, to cut". Before about 1500, the spelling swerd(e) was much more common than sword(e). The irregular loss of /w/ in English...
- and folowed the Duc 0f Burgoyn he ever fleyng before them / And there they sore nioed the Contrey. w' fire and swerd. — John Rouse, Beauchamp Pageant...
- and 200 Kern (soldier). Every kern hath a bowe, a sheaf or 3 speares, a swerd and a skene without harneys and every two have a ladde to beare their geare...
- its blade blinded his enemies. Thomas Malory writes: "thenne he drewe his swerd Excalibur, but it was so breyght in his enemyes eyen that it gaf light lyke...
- witte drawe men into consente of trewe feith otherwise than bi fire and swerd or hangement" and in general he exalted the authority of reason. Owing to...
- the production of knives: Ay by his belt he baar a long panade, And of a swerd ful trenchant was the blade. A joly poppere baar he in his pouche; Ther...
- mangt eth gamalt fädernis swerd wart tha nidher aff naglom kränkt som ther haffdo manga dagha hengt Them wart tha venlika fölgt til strand helsados wel...
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