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ɛkˈskæl ə bərExcal·ibur

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Excaliburnoun

    the legendary sword of King Arthur

Wiktionary

  1. Excaliburnoun

    A legendary sword of King Arthur, attributed with magical properties.

    Etymology: Excalaber, from Escalibor, Escaliborc, prothetic form of Calliborc, alteration of Calibourne, from Caliburnus (Geoffrey of Monmouth, ca. 1136), influenced by calibs ‘steel’ (for chalybs), alteration of (cf. modern Caledfwlch), compound of caled ‘hard’ and bwlch ‘cleft, crack’. Related to the Irish legendary sword Caladbolg, literally ‘hard-belly’, i.e. ‘voracious’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Excaliburnoun

    the name of King Arthur's mythical sword

Freebase

  1. Excalibur

    Excalibur is the legendary sword of King Arthur, sometimes attributed with magical powers or associated with the rightful sovereignty of Great Britain. Sometimes Excalibur and the Sword in the Stone are said to be the same weapon, but in most versions they are considered separate. The sword was associated with the Arthurian legend very early. In Welsh, the sword is called Caledfwlch; in Cornish, the sword is called Calesvol.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Excalibur

    eks-kal′ib-ėr, n. the name of King Arthur's sword. [O. Fr. escaliborcaliburn; cf. Ir. caladbolg, a famous sword.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Excalibur

    the magic sword of King Arthur, which only he could unsheathe and wield. When he was about to die he requested a knight to throw it into a lake close by, who with some reluctance threw it, when a hand reached out to seize it, flourished it round three times, and then drew it under the water for good.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Excalibur in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Excalibur in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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    The Excalibur is a very unique climbing wall, instead of being vertical, it has a high-gradient overhand to it – the structure seems almost alien.

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  • Pece Mclaren
    please somebody explain to me what is the meaning of the letters of the EXCALIBUR one by one i wanna say what is the meaning of E the meaning of X the meaning of C and all the letters i just wanna find out that because that is a MYSTERY to me thank you 
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