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Pronunciation: (bak'sôrd", -sōrd"), [key]
n.
1. a sword with only one sharp edge; broadsword.
2. (formerly) a cudgel having a basket hilt, used in fencing exhibitions.
3. a backswordman.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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