é·pée also e·pee (ā-pā, ĕpā)
1. A fencing sword with a bowl-shaped guard and a long, narrow, fluted blade that has no cutting edge and tapers to a blunted point.
2. The art or sport of fencing with this sword.
[French, from Old French espee, from Latin spatha, broad double-edged sword; see SPATHE.]
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