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blade

 (blād)
n.
1. The flat cutting part of a sharpened weapon or tool.
2.
a. A sword.
b. A swordsman.
3. Archaeology A slender, sharp-edged flake that is at least twice as long as it is wide.
4. A dashing youth.
5.
a. A flat thin part or section, especially one that makes contact to perform a desired action: the blade of an oar; the blade of a hockey stick.
b. An arm of a rotating mechanism: the blade of a propeller; the blade of a food processor.
c. A long, thin, often curved piece, as of metal or rubber, used for plowing, clearing, or wiping.
6. The metal runner of an ice skate.
7. A wide flat bone or bony part.
8. The flat upper surface of the tongue just behind the tip.
9. Botany
a. The expanded part of a leaf or petal.
b. The leaf of grasses or similar plants.
intr.v. blad·ed, blad·ing, blades
To skate on in-line skates.

[Middle English, from Old English blæd; see bhel-3 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

blad′ed adj.

blad•ed

(ˈbleɪ dɪd)

adj.
having a blade or blades.
[1570–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bladed - bearing or characterized by a blade or swordbladed - bearing or characterized by a blade or sword; often used in combination; "he fought on, broken-bladed but unbowed"
2.bladed - having a blade or bladesbladed - having a blade or blades; often used in combination; "a single-bladed leaf"; "narrow-bladed grass"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
3.bladed - composed of thin flat plates resembling a knife blade; "bladed arsenopyrite"
crystallography - the branch of science that studies the formation and structure of crystals
thin - of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section; "thin wire"; "a thin chiffon blouse"; "a thin book"; "a thin layer of paint"
References in classic literature ?
He, who was sheer bladed steel in the imperious flashing of his will, could swashbuckle and bully like any over-seas roisterer, or wheedle as wickedly winningly as the first woman out of Eden or the last woman of that descent.
Once I heard him pause and throw something out of the window with a passionate ejaculation; and in the morning, after they were gone, a keen- bladed clasp-knife was found on the grass-plot below; a razor, likewise, was snapped in two and thrust deep into the cinders of the grate, but partially corroded by the decaying embers.
There is no doubt that the meal, at which the invitation was tendered to me which has occasioned this digression, was disposed of somewhat ravenously; and that the gentlemen thrust the broad- bladed knives and the two-pronged forks further down their throats than I ever saw the same weapons go before, except in the hands of a skilful juggler: but no man sat down until the ladies were seated; or omitted any little act of politeness which could contribute to their comfort.