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Flaming Swords

Swords with a wavy or flamboyant edge, generally used for state purposes. The Dukes of Burgundy carried swords of this sort, and they were worn in our country till the accession of William …

Flaming

Superb, captivating, attractive. The French flambant. This word was originally applied to those persons who dressed themselves in rich dresses “flaming” with gold and silver thr…

Flame

A sweetheart. “An old flame,” a quondam sweetheart. In Latin, flamma is used for love, and so is feu in French. Ardeo, to burn like fire, is also applied to the passion of love;…

Sword

(phrases and proverbs). At swords' point. In deadly hostility, ready to fight each other with swords. Poke not fire with a sword. This was a precept of Pythagoras, meaning add not fuel to …

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Sword Excalibar

(The). At the death of Uter Pendragon there were many claimants to the crown; they were all ordered to assemble in “the great church of London,” on Christmas Eve, and found a sw…

Swords Prohibited

Gaming ran high at Bath, and frequently led to disputes and resort to the sword, then generally carried by well-dressed men. Swords were therefore prohibited by Nash in the public rooms; st…

Sword of God

(The). Khaled Ibn al Waled was so called for his prowess at the battle of Muta. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Sword of RomeSword Excalibar A B C D E F …

Sword of Rome

(The). Marcellus, who opposed Hannibal. (B.C. 216-214.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Sword of the SpiritSword of God A B C D E F G H I J K L M…