Etymology

1. epee

noun. a fencing sword similar to a foil but with a heavier blade.

Etymology

  • épée (French)
  • espee (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word epee


1. Noun, singular or mass
There are three types of weapons used in fencing: the soil, the epee and the saber.

2. Adjective
That's because, in epee fencing, also called freestyle fencing, any part of the body is fair game for scoring points.

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