Definition of sabre
What does the word sabre mean?
part of speech: noun, transitive verb
Cavalry sword with curved blade (the s., military force or rule); (in pl.) cavalry unit (cf. rifle), cavalry soldier& horse, (has 3000 ss.); copper tool for skimming molten glass; s.-bill, -wing, kinds of bird; s.-cut, blow with s., wound made or scar left by it; s.-toothed lion or tiger, extinct mammal with long s.-shaped upper canines; (vb) cut down or wound with s. [French]