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Excalibur   /ˌɛkskˈæləbər/   Listen

(Written also Excalibar, Excalibor, Escalibar, and Caliburn)
The legendary sword of King Arthur.

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"Excalibur" Quotes from Famous Books

... O those hams with their honest shining faces, polished like mahogany—and the man inside so happy all day slicing them with those wonderful long knives (which, of course, the superior class of reader has never seen) worn away to a veritable thread, a mere wire, but keen as Excalibur. Beauty used to calculate in her quaint way how much steel was worn away with each pound of ham, and how much therefore went to the sandwich. And what an artist was the carver! What a true eye! what a firm, flexible wrist! ...
— Prose Fancies (Second Series) • Richard Le Gallienne

Words linked to "Excalibur" :   blade, brand, steel, sword

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