noun 2. Fencing a type of weapon, heavier than a foil, used with a slashing as well as thrusting movement: a touch may be scored with the edge or point verb transitive 3. to strike, wound, or kill with a saber
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Word origin of 'saber'Fr sabre < Ger sabel < MHG < Pol & Hung: Pol szabla < Hung szablya