In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1espadachín masculineespada feminine
- He was finely built, and appeared to have the skills of a swordsman as well as a mage.
- When you signed up, you were asked where you wanted to be, cavalry, archery, footmen, swordsmen, smiths.
- Alexander extended his hand to Constantine and they shook, complimenting each other on their skill as swordsmen.
- He also may have missed the groups of swordsmen, archers, and mages that passed through.
- This swordplay had been going on ever since the beginning of the fight, the two expert swordsmen always striking and blocking with their swords in a creatively beautiful art.
- Swinging it into the air and catching the blade by the handle, the swordsman stood ready to fight once more.
- We entered the palace and there were many archers and swordsmen.
- There was an immediate hustle and bustle as she stretched and made ready for a few more fights with drunken swordsmen.
- He calmly walked towards the nearest fight between two unskilled swordsmen.
- This legion spanned from raging swordsmen to furious axemates to potent rangers.
- The two swordsmen combated as if in a blood lust.
- He had learned the level of skill this swordsman had and was ready for the kill.
- Elian put a comforting hand on his brother's shoulder to calm the short tempered swordsmen.
- You mustn't forget that we are accomplished swordsmen with much training and skill.
- She saw Archers practicing on trees nearby and swordsmen sparring.
- The line of troops went onward, and more small units and platoons of swordsmen and spearmen moved in for the battle.
- In battle, it could be wielded as a quarterstaff against swordsmen, or as a pike against cavalry.
- He had distinguished himself as a swordsman by fighting in my father's Three Year War.
- Had she been in combat against a stronger swordsman, she would have been dead by now.
- After being blindfolded, she waited only a few seconds before a French swordsman severed her head from her delicate neck.
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