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Meaning of BACKSWORD

Pronunciation:  'bak`sowrd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a sword with only one cutting edge
  2. [n]  a stick used instead of a sword for fencing
 

BACKSWORD is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: fencing stick, singlestick
 
 See Also: blade, brand, steel, stick, sword

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Back"sword`\, n. [2d back,n.+ sword.]
1. A sword with one sharp edge.

2. In England, a stick with a basket handle, used in rustic
   amusements; also, the game in which the stick is used.
   Also called singlestick. --Halliwell.

 

 

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