What Is a Fencer's Sword Called?

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There are three types of fencer's swords. They are pe which was a small duelling sword, a foil which is the most common weapon used in elementary fencing classes and sabre which is a back-sword with a huge hand guard and is curved.
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Besides the word sword, which is frequently used, it can be called a blade, or called by what type of sword it is: Sabre, Epee, or Foil.
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Foil, épée and saber are the three weapons used in the sport of fencing. Foil and
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The sword used in Olympic competition is an epee. The tip is sheathed so no one is hurt when lunged at by their opponent - a buzzer goes off indicating a strike.
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it can be a foil. It is also referred to an an epee, but foil is the more common term.
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