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épée

noun [C] uk   /ˈep.eɪ/  us   /epˈeɪ/
a thin sword used in the sport of fencing that is heavier than a foil and has a larger, rounded part for protecting the hand of the user
Translations of “épée”
in Chinese (Traditional) (擊劍用的)重劍…
in Chinese (Simplified) (击剑用的)重剑…
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