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Meaning of SABER

Pronunciation:  'seybur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back
  2. [n]  a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle
  3. [v]  injure with a sabre
  4. [v]  kill with a saber
  5. [v]  cut with a saber
 

SABER is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: cavalry sword, sabre, sabre, sabre
 
 See Also: blade, brand, cut, fencing sword, injure, kill, scimitar, steel, sword, wound

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sa"ber\, Sabre \Sa"bre\, n. [F. sabre, G. s["a]bel; of
    uncertain origin; cf. Hung. sz['a]blya, Pol. szabla, Russ.
    sabla, and L. Gr. zabo`s crooked, curved.]
    A sword with a broad and heavy blade, thick at the back, and
    usually more or less curved like a scimiter; a cavalry sword.
    
    {Saber fish}, or {Sabre fish} (Zo["o]l.), the cutlass fish.
    
    
  2. \Sa"ber\, Sabre \Sa"bre\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sabered}or
    {Sabred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sabering} or {Sabring}.] [Cf. F.
    sabrer.]
    To strike, cut, or kill with a saber; to cut down, as with a
    saber.
    
          You send troops to saber and bayonet us into
          submission.                              --Burke.
    
    
 

 

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