how to pronounce broadsword


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broadsword is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of broadsword in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

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meanings of broadsword


  1. A type of early modern sword that has a broad double-edged blade for cutting (as opposed to the more slender thrust-oriented rapier) and a basket hilt.
  2. Synonym of longsword.
  3. A person armed with such a sword.

broadsword frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word broadsword occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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