vorpal

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vorpal

(ˈvɔːpəl)
adj
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) literature fatal
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References in classic literature ?
And through and through The vorpal blade went snicker-snack!
Alice, without a vorpal blade, faces the Jabberwocky.
This is a uniformly tremendous cast, headed by the appealingly boyish Siegfried of Daniel Brenna (no perfect Aryan youth, he, more like Smithy out of Gavin and Stacey), wielding his vorpal blade. Phillip Joll develops into a properly world-weary Wanderer, and Colin Judson makes much more of Mime than merely the loathsome little dwarf so repellently despised by the Siegfried he has raised.
The sequel returns the player as Alice as she explore the twisted and creepy vista of Wonderland and battling enemies with her Vorpal blade.
and through and through The vorpal blade went snicker-snack!
The crew of the Vorpal Blade has barely returned from their dangerous and challenging first mission before they are called back into action in "Manxome Foe".
His latest offering, The Vorpal Blade (Simon & Schuster, pounds 16.99) runs true to form.
One, two!/ And through and through/ The vorpal blade went snicker-snack!/ He left it dead, and with its head/ He went galumphing back."