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English definition of “sabre”

sabre

noun [C] mainly UK (US usually saber)     /ˈseɪ.bər/ US  /-bɚ/
a heavy sword with a wide , usually curved blade , used in the past by soldiers on horses Hand weaponsHandguns and rifles a light pointed sword with one sharp edge used in the sport of fencing Fencing
(Definition of sabre noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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