To measure swords with one

Definition of To measure swords with one

to try another's skill in the use of the sword; hence, figuratively, to match one's abilities against an antagonist's.
See under Measure, v. t.

See also: Measure Sword

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To make ship
To make short boards
To make strange
To make the best of
To make the face to shine upon
To make the heart bleed
To make time
To make up one's mind
To make use of
To make water
To make way
To make way with
To man a yard
To man the yards
To march with
To mark a point
To mark out
To mark time
To marry ropes
To mean business
-To measure swords with one-
To meddle and make
To meet half way
To meet one's maker
To meet with
To milk a telegram
To milk the street
To mill chocolate
To mind one's chances
To misconduct one's self
To miss stays
To monkey with
To morrow
To mount a play
To mount guard
To move against time
To muffle the oars
To muster troops into service
To muster troops out of service
To muster up
To nail an assertion
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