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sword

US [sɔrd]
UK [sɔː(r)d]
  • n.剑;刀
  • Web刀剑;长剑;武力
Plural Form:swords  
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剑;刀a weapon with a long metal blade and a handle
to draw/sheathe a sword(= to take it out/put it into its cover)
拔剑;把剑插入鞘
IDM
put sb to the sword
用剑刺死某人to kill sb with a sword
a/the sword of Damocles
达摩克利斯剑(喻指令人忧虑或畏惧的、随时可能降临的灾祸)a bad or unpleasant thing that might happen to you at any time and that makes you feel worried or frightened
turn swords into ploughshares
铸剑为犁;化干戈为玉帛;偃武修文to stop fighting and return to peaceful activities

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