rapier: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (rā'pē-ur), [key]
- a small sword, esp. of the 18th century, having a narrow blade and used for thrusting.
- a longer, heavier sword, esp. of the 16th and 17th centuries, having a double-edged blade and used for slashing and thrusting.
- rapier (Thesaurus)