any of various grasses or plants having swordlike or sharp leaves, as the sword lily.
any of various grasses and other plants having sword-shaped sharp leaves
noun 1. a looped strap, ribbon, or the like attached to the hilt of a sword as a support or ornament. noun 1. a loop on the hilt of a sword by which it was attached to the wrist, now purely decorative
noun 1. a gladiolus. noun 1. another name for gladiolus (sense 1)
noun, plural swordmen. 1. swordsman.
noun 1. the action or technique of wielding a sword; fencing. noun 1. the action or art of fighting with a sword 2. verbal sparring