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put somebody to the sword

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishput somebody to the swordput somebody to the swordliteraryPMW to kill someone with a sword sword
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put somebody to the swordThe High Elf army fell on the besiegers of Lothern, putting them to the sword.
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