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Blade - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Blade' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Blade [ n.]
- Properly, the leaf, or flat part of the leaf, of any plant, especially of gramineous plants. The term is sometimes applied to the spire of grasses.
- The cutting part of an instrument; as, the blade of a knife or a sword.
- The broad part of an oar; also, one of the projecting arms of a screw propeller.
- The scapula or shoulder blade.
- The principal rafters of a roof.
- The four large shell plates on the sides, and the five large ones of the middle, of the carapace of the sea turtle, which yield the best tortoise shell.
- A sharp-witted, dashing, wild, or reckless, fellow; -- a word of somewhat indefinite meaning.
2 . Blade [ v. i.]
- To put forth or have a blade.
3 . Blade [ v. t.]
- To furnish with a blade.

Meaning of 'Blade' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . blade [ n]
Meaning (1):
- something long and thin resembling a blade of grass
Example in sentence:
  • a blade of lint on his suit
Meaning (2):
- a dashing young man
Example in sentence:
  • gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures