Foil and Sword


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Foil noun – A piece of thin and flexible sheet metal.
Sword is a synonym for foil in fencing sword topic. In some cases you can use "Sword" instead a noun "Foil".
Nearby Words: foiled, foiling
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Sword noun – A hand weapon with a length of metal sharpened on one or both sides and usually tapered to a sharp point.
Foil is a synonym for sword in weapon topic. You can use "Foil" instead a noun "Sword", if it concerns topics such as fencing sword, saber.
Nearby Words: swordsman, swordsmanship
Synonyms for Sword

How words are described

fancy fancy foil fancy sword
good good foil good sword
nice nice foil nice sword
best best foil best sword
Other adjectives: better, original, big, great, wooden, dark, different, golden, shiny, red.

Both words in one sentence

  • Fan Fic / Soul Eater: Troubled Souls In line with this, the Demon Grappling Hook, Thornton, has been changed to a foil, a type of fencing sword.
  • Foil Hamlet is also making a play on words, since "foil" is the term for the flexible sword-like weapons used in fencing practice.
    Source: Foil
  • Sword Cane The sword was the equivalent of a sharpened fencing foil.
    Source: Sword Cane
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Sword and Foil. (2016). Retrieved 2020, September 26, from
Foil & Sword. N.p., 2016. Web. 26 Sep. 2020. <>.
Sword or Foil. 2016. Accessed September 26, 2020.

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