- skip - Brewer’s

Walking Sword (A)

.

A short, light sword, when long swords wielded by two hands were in use. (See Sir W. Scott’s Abbot, chap. xx.)

previous entry · index · next entry

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

previous entry · index · next entry

Wales
Walk (in Hudibras)
Walk Chalks
Walk Spanish
Walk not in the Public Ways
Walk the Plank (To)
Walk through One’s Part (To)
Walker
Walker’s Bus
Walking Gentleman (A)
Walking Sword (A)
Walkyries (The)
Wall (The)
Wall
Wall-eyed
Walls have Ears
Wallace’s Larder
Wallflower
Walloons
Wallop
Wallsend Coals