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Definition of blade:

  1. A sharp- witted, dashing, wild, or reckless, fellow; - a word of somewhat indefinite meaning.
  2. 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.
  3. The broad part of an oar; also, one of the projecting arms of a screw propeller.
  4. The cutting part of an instrument; as, the blade of a knife or a sword.
  5. The flat part of the tongue immediately behind the tip, or point.
  6. 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.
  7. The principal rafters of a roof.
  8. The scapula or shoulder blade.
  9. To furnish with a blade.
  10. To put forth or have a blade.

Synonyms:

stigma, leaf blade, lamina, knife, shoot, steel, mark, web, flag, brand, leaf, trade name, wind vane, sword, firebrand, vane, marque, razor, weathervane, stain, weather vane, sharp, make, brand name, edge.

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