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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Saber \Sa"ber\, Sabre \Sa"bre\, n. [F. sabre, G. s[aum]bel; of
     uncertain origin; cf. Hung. sz['a]blya, Pol. szabla, Russ.
     sabla, and L. Gr. zabo`s 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.
     [1913 Webster]


  
     {Saber fish}, or {Sabre fish} (Zool.), the cutlass fish.
        [1913 Webster] Saber

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Saber \Sa"ber\, Sabre \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.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           You send troops to saber and bayonet us into
           submission.                              --Burke.
     [1913 Webster] Saberbill

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

  saber
       n 1: a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved
            handle [syn: {sabre}]
       2: a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back [syn: {cavalry
          sword}, {sabre}]
       v 1: cut or injure with a saber [syn: {sabre}]
       2: kill with a saber [syn: {sabre}]

















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