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Defeat, - Deliberate,
Dancing-rapier, a sword worn only for ornament at dancing: “although our mother, unadvised, gave you a d. by your side,” Tit. II, 1, 39 (cf. “no sword worn but one to dance with,” All's II, 1, 33. “kept his sword e'en like a dancer,” Ant. III, 11, 36).