Tulwar

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Tulwar tul′wär a Sikh form of sabre.
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Usage

In literature:

I've got a tulwar yet that I cut out of the hand of a 'pandy' who was hacking away at Colonel Hardwicke.
"A Fascinating Traitor" by Richard Henry Savage
Every man of the thousands there had a knife in evidence, but the arena guards had magazine rifles well as Khyber tulwars.
"King--of the Khyber Rifles" by Talbot Mundy
It had been many moons since he had met a tulwar.
"The Adventures of Kathlyn" by Harold MacGrath
In another were arms, matchlocks, pistols, tulwars, and daggers.
"The Tiger of Mysore" by G. A. Henty
Charlie, however, drew his pistol, and Hossein took his place with his drawn tulwar by the helmsman.
"With Clive in India" by G. A. Henty
Take your pistols and tulwar, and bring another sword for me.
"At the Point of the Bayonet" by G. A. Henty
Just then my eyes rested upon the beautiful tulwar that he had drawn across his knees when he sat down.
"Gil the Gunner" by George Manville Fenn
Some carried a short bent sword called a tulwar, with shield on shoulder.
"The Young Rajah" by W.H.G. Kingston
A tulwar was waved, and fell, with a crushing blow, on his shoulder; and he became insensible.
"For Name and Fame" by G. A. Henty
Disdaining to jump he came down slowly, and faced Mowbray without laying hand on the pistol or jeweled tulwar he carried.
"The Great Mogul" by Louis Tracy
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In poetry:

No proposition Euclid wrote,
No formulae the text-books know,
Will turn the bullet from your coat,
Or ward the tulwar's downward blow
Strike hard who cares — shoot straight who can —
The odds are on the cheaper man.
"Arithmetic on the Frontier" by Rudyard Kipling

In science:

Hardt and Tulwar gave a lower bound for linear queries based on geometric properties of the query matrix A.
Optimal Private Halfspace Counting via Discrepancy
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