English version

sword

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishswordsword /sɔːd $ sɔːrd/ ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 sword.jpg KILLa weapon with a long pointed blade and a handle2 a/the sword of Damocles3 put somebody to the sword4 turn/beat swords into ploughshares cross swords (with somebody) at cross1(16), → double-edged sword at double-edged(1)
Examples from the Corpus
swordAs soon as a key was inserted it rang a loud alarm bell and palace guards would rush in with drawn swords.Ramsay's lance snapped off, broken, and left his right arm and hand too numb to draw his sword.Sauron's army is so overcome with fear that no swords are drawn and they run away.Kruger's sword shook slightly as the dart struck his arm.Setting one foot upon Asterion, he gripped the sword, twisted it, and pulled the blade free of the wound.The sword was later recovered from a long forgotten underground lair by a combined expedition of Dwarfs and Men.Their swords rang together, and Riven knew he was the weaker man.