saber

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sa·ber / ˈsābər/ (Brit. sa·bre) • n. a heavy cavalry sword with a curved blade and a single cutting edge. ∎  a light fencing sword with a tapering blade.ORIGIN: late 17th cent.: from French, alteration of obsolete sable, from German Sabel (local variant of Säbel), from Hungarian szablya.

cavalry saber