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We must not suppose that the rapier fight of the sixteenth century resembled modern fencing.
Rapier wit, flowing golden locks, she's the complete package.
He was a generous philanthropist and both he and his rapier wit will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Each one took something from the heap-one a morion, another a rapier, a third a cross-hilted dagger.
If the prof can skewer me with his rapier red pen, so be it.
Perhaps reality lies somewhere between the rapier thrust and the sympathetic ear.

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