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rapier

noun [C] uk   /ˈreɪ.pi.ər/  us   //
a sword with a long, thin blade

rapier

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈreɪ.pi.ər/  us   //
used to describe humour or a remark that is extremely clever and funny: He is renowned for his rapier(-like) wit.
Translations of “rapier”
in Vietnamese thanh trường kiếm…
in Spanish estoque…
in Thai ดาบหรือกระบี่…
in Malaysian sejenis pedang…
in French rapière…
in German das Rapier…
in Chinese (Traditional) (一種鋒利的)長劍…
in Indonesian anggar…
in Chinese (Simplified) (一种锋利的)长剑…
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