sword

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sword /ˈsoɚd/ noun
plural swords
sword
/ˈsoɚd/
noun
plural swords
Learner's definition of SWORD
[count]
: a weapon with a long metal blade that has a sharp point and edge

beat/turn swords into plowshares

literary
: to stop fighting wars and begin to live peacefully

cross swords

see 2cross

put (someone) to the sword

literary
: to kill (someone) with a sword

sword of Damocles

/-ˈdæməˌkliːz/
: something bad and frightening that might happen at any time
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