sabred

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Verb[edit]

sabred

  1. simple past tense and past participle of sabre

Adjective[edit]

sabred (not comparable)

  1. Equipped with a sabre or sabres.
    • 1769, Henry Brooke, The Fool of Quality, Dublin, for the author, Volume 4, p. 211,[1]
      [] there are Persons whose Loveliness is more formidable to me, than an Arrangement of sabred Hussars with their fierce looking Mustaches.
    • 1894, Helen H. Gardener, An Unofficial Patriot, Boston: Arena Publishing Company, Chapter 13, p. 183,[2]
      To both, war was a mere name yet, a painted glory, a sabred, gold-laced parade before admiring, cheering crowds.
    • 1946, Mervyn Peake, Titus Groan, “Titus is Christened,” in The Gormenghast Novels, Woodstock: The Overlook Press, 1995, p. 95,[3]
      [] the doctor brandishing his teeth at the word “Titus” as though it were the signal for some romantic advance of sabred cavalry.

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