[ noun ] (arms) a curved oriental saber; the edge is on the convex side of the blade
Used in print(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)
`` I am tired_of sultans and scimitars '' .(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)
He at_once cancels the celebrations and , buckling on his scimitar , stumbles blindly from the house , where he is hit and killed by a passing oxcart .