Sa"ber, Sa"bre (?), n. [F. sabre, G. sabel; of uncertain origin; cf. Hung. sz�xa0;blya, Pol. szabla, Russ. sabla, and L. Gr. crooked, curved.]

A sword with a broad and heavy blade, thick at the back, and usually more or less curved like a scimiter; a cavalry sword.

Saber fish, ∨ Sabre fish Zool., the cutlass fish.


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Sa"ber, Sa"bre, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sabered (?) or Sabred (); p. pr. & vb. n. Sabering or Sabring ().] [Cf. F. sabrer.]

To strike, cut, or kill with a saber; to cut down, as with a saber.

You send troops to saber and bayonet us into submission. Burke.


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