1. blade, leaf blade, leaf, leafage, foliage

usage: especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole

2. blade, young person, youth, younker, spring chicken

usage: a dashing young man; "gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures"

3. blade, ribbon, thread

usage: something long and thin resembling a blade of grass; "a blade of lint on his suit"

4. sword, blade, brand, steel, weapon, arm, weapon system

usage: a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard

5. blade, cut of beef

usage: a cut of beef from the shoulder blade

6. blade, structure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structure

usage: a broad flat body part (as of the shoulder or tongue)

7. blade, runner

usage: the part of the skate that slides on the ice

8. blade, vane, rotating mechanism

usage: flat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water

9. blade, cutting implement

usage: the flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge

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