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also e·pee  (ā-pā′, ĕp′ā)
1. A fencing sword with a bowl-shaped guard and a long, narrow, fluted blade that has no cutting edge and tapers to a blunted point.
2. The art or sport of fencing with this sword.

[French, from Old French espee, from Latin spatha, broad double-edged sword; see spathe.]

é·pée′ist n.
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(ˈɛpeɪ; French epe)
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a sword similar to the foil but with a larger guard and a heavier blade of triangular cross section
[C19: from French: sword, from Latin spatha, from Greek spathē blade; see spade1]
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or e•pee

(eɪˈpeɪ, ˈɛp eɪ)

1. a rapier with a three-sided blade and a guard over the tip.
2. the art or sport of fencing with an épée, points being made by touching any part of the opponent's body with the tip of the weapon.
[1885–90; < French: sword < Latin spatha sword < Greek spáthē blade. See spade1]
é•pée′ist, n.
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Noun1.epee - a fencing sword similar to a foil but with a heavier bladeepee - a fencing sword similar to a foil but with a heavier blade
fencing - the art or sport of fighting with swords (especially the use of foils or epees or sabres to score points under a set of rules)
fencing sword - a sword used in the sport of fencing
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epée [ˈepeɪ] Nespada f de esgrima
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n(Fecht)degen m
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