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Definition of the noun epee

What does epee mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: epees

  1. a fencing sword similar to a foil but with a heavier blade
    • domain: fencing
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic term: fencing sword = a sword used in the sport of fencing

Alternative definition of the noun epee


  1. [fencing] A fencing sword of a certain modern type; frequently opposed to foil and sabre.

Specialised definition of the noun epee

Glossary of sports / fencing

a sword that weighs up to 770g, is up to 110cm/43.3in in length, and has a relatively stiff triangular blade (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

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Google previewFencer's Start-Up (2010)

A Beginner's Guide to Fencing by Doug Werner

The epee is a descendent of the rapier, the dueling sword used in the 17th century. It's application is the closest thing to actual dueling among the three fencing weapons. It's a Little Different The Tool The epee is heavier than a foil, has ...

Google previewInspiring Stories of Sportsmanship (2014)

by Brad Herzog

The epee is the heaviest of the three blades, and the foil is the lightest. Female Olympian fencers now compete in all three weapon categories. But until 1996, foil fencing was the only event in Olympic women's fencing.

Google previewThe Tourist in Europe (1838)

Or, A Concise Summary of the Various Routes, Objects of Interest, &c in Great Britain, France, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Belgium, and Holland; with Hints on Time, Expenses, Hotels, Conveyances, Passports, Coins, &c; Memoranda During a Tour of Eight Months in Great Britain and on the Continent, in 1836 by George Palmer Putnam

L'Epee is a delightful Hotel close to the Lake, along the banks of which are some beautiful rides and walks. There is always a great conflux of company here in the season, and this Inn is the great resort, but it is certainly not cheap- At this place ...

Google previewThe Caribbean (1986)

The Lesser Antilles by Alfred Neumann

The Fort Fleur d'Epee is the ruins of an l8th-century fortress. Ste. Anne and St. Francois are also much appreciated vacation areas on the southern coast. The mansion called Zevallos is located on the eastern tip. Also worthwhile are the first ...

Google previewReports of the Commissioners of the United States to the International Exhibition Held at Vienna, 1873 (1876)

De l'Epee is an abbot — that is to say, ...

Google previewHouse Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents (1876)

13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session

De l'Epee is an abbot — that is to say, ...

Google previewCongressional Serial Set (1876)

De l'Epee is an abbot — that is to say, ...

Google previewBrussels (2003)

A Cultural and Literary History by André De Vries

On the corner of the Rue Haute and the Rue de 1'Epee is the Square Breughel 1'Ancien. One of the ...

Google previewStanley Newman's Crossword Shortcuts (2009)

The 1,001 Most Common Crossword Answers by Stanley Newman

EPEE THE WEAPON An epee is a fencing sword, used in Olympic competition as pari of the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica Almanac 2010 (2010)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

EPEE (INDIVIDUAL) Ramón Fonst ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Tocharian B (2013)

Revised and Greatly Enlarged by Adams, Douglas Q. Adams

epee (n.) 'spreading hogweed ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

icon—Greer Femme fatale—siren Fence—receiver, paling Fence of stakes— palisade Fence post—paling Fencer's shout—touché Fencer's weapon—epee Fencesitter—mugwump Fencing—railing Fencing blade/sword/weapon—epee, foil, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

as the English epee champion. In 1907 R. Montgomerie was again the winner, in 1908 C. L. Daniell, ...


The rest, including several in Great Britain, adopt the fundamental principles of De l'Epee and Sicard. Systems of Instruction. The objects to be accomplished in the education of a deaf mute, are to teach him an entire language, and to give him ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Educational Biography (1901)

Giving More Than Four Hundred Portraits and Sketches of Persons Prominent in Educational Work by Charles William Bardeen

l'Epee,. Clairaut,. D' Alembert.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Americana (1836)

A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, History, Politics and Biography, Brought Down to the Present Time; Including a Copious Collection of Original Articles in American Biography by Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford

DE L'EPEE— EPHORL EPHORI— EPIC. EPIC. EPIC. EPICHARMUS—. 5315 tain or lieutenant Many troops in the French service wear woollen epaulettes ; for instance, the grenadiers; and Napoleon thought them an efficient protection of the ...

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Scrabble value of E1P3E1E1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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