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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cimeter See Scimiter.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cimeter See simitar.
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In literature:

Islam believes that only the cimeter edge of Al Sirat divides Paradise from perdition.
"At the Mercy of Tiberius" by August Evans Wilson
The crooked blade of Saladin's cimeter next attracted my notice.
"A Virtuoso's Collection (From "Mosses From An Old Manse")" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
A crooked cimeter suspended from his belt was his only weapon.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXLII. Vol. LV. April, 1844" by Various
Let us see the quick flash of the cimeter that slays the sin but saves the sinner.
"New Tabernacle Sermons" by Thomas De Witt Talmage
A hundred thousand of the wretched people of Moscow perished beneath the Polish cimeters.
"The Empire of Russia" by John S. C. Abbott
Just as soon as the outcry is heard, he draws the small, cimeter-shaped paper-knife, which he claimed would make a serviceable weapon.
"Miss Caprice" by St. George Rathborne
Europe was still trembling before the threatening cimeter of the Turk.
"The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power" by John S. C. Abbott
She held no fancy work in her hands, but toyed gracefully with the ivory cimeter which had separated the leaves of her novel.
"The Mayor of Warwick" by Herbert M. Hopkins
A guard of thirty or forty men armed with cimeters stood at the palace gates.
"Russia" by Various
Sharp and strong, some inch and a half long, showing distinctly the cimeter-curve of a gull's, near the point.
"Love's Meinie" by John Ruskin
His Imperial Majesty, after feeling the weight, takes up the cimeter of the Grand Signor, and retires.
"Travels through the South of France and the Interior of Provinces of Provence and Languedoc in the Years 1807 and 1808" by Lt-Col. Pinkney
The Case-knife, in its habit and general appearance, much resembles the Sabre, or Cimeter, of the French; and perhaps is but a sub-variety.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
He also threw in, at the same time, a golden goblet of great value, and a Persian cimeter.
"Xerxes" by Jacob Abbott
Each wore a cimeter, an essential part of official costume.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 57, No. 352, February 1845" by Various
His unsheathed cimeter lay grasped in one hand, and a Turkish pistol seemed to have fallen from the other.
"Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume II (of II)" by Charles James Lever
Only the prince of Burdwan and the young prince of Kutch Behar were armed, and these only with Damascus cimeters.
"Reminiscences" by Hans Mattson
One was the deft Saladin with his chased and curving cimeter, the other was Richard with his heavy battle-axe.
"From the Easy Chair, series 2" by George William Curtis
It is a fight with the club of a barbarian instead of with an intellectual cimeter.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 10 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Legal" by Robert G. Ingersoll
A gleam of light circled above the man; a hissing sound of the cimeter and a thud were heard.
"The Captain of the Janizaries" by James M. Ludlow
Her captor with one hand gripped her fast; with the other, smote and prodded with his cimeter.
"God Wills It!" by William Stearns Davis

In news:

The line-up consists of a knife to tackle almost any job, from a small herring knife to a curved 12-inch Cimeter for tackling the largest of your catches.