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15th Sep '16 11:35:54 PM chicagomel
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** Jaina Solo: Sword of the Jedi. She spends a while trying to figure out what exactly this title is supposed to mean. Even when Luke gives her the sobriquet, though, it's clear that he's not saying the rest of her life will be smooth sailing.

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** Jaina Solo: Sword of the Jedi. She spends a while trying to figure out what exactly this title is supposed to mean. Even when Luke gives her the sobriquet, though, it's clear that he's not saying the rest of her life will be smooth sailing. It would have been explored further in the ''Sword of the Jedi'' books, but Disney decided not to give them the go ahead after the buyout.
9th Aug '16 11:48:54 PM PaulA
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* A pair of (retired) assassins in Vlad's ''{{Dragaera}}'' books are known as the Sword and Dagger of the Jhereg. We call them Norathar and Cawti.

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* A pair of (retired) assassins in Vlad's ''{{Dragaera}}'' ''Literature/{{Dragaera}}'' books are known as the Sword and Dagger of the Jhereg. We call them Norathar and Cawti.
9th Aug '16 12:37:11 PM Morgenthaler
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* The word '[[{{Germany}} German]]' means 'spear warrior' in Old German.

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* The word '[[{{Germany}} '[[UsefulNotes/{{Germany}} German]]' means 'spear warrior' in Old German.
7th Aug '16 6:05:25 PM nombretomado
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* Revolutionary War hero ComicBook/{{Tomahawk}} in TheDCU.

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* Revolutionary War hero ComicBook/{{Tomahawk}} in TheDCU.Franchise/TheDCU.
9th Jul '16 1:38:28 PM nombretomado
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* Axonn from ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}''.

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* Axonn from ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}''.''Toys/{{Bionicle}}''.
2nd Jun '16 1:53:28 PM Willbyr
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* Tobari from ''NabariNoOu'' is named after Roland's famous sword, Durandal.

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* Tobari from ''NabariNoOu'' ''Manga/NabariNoOu'' is named after Roland's famous sword, Durandal.
14th Apr '16 12:31:57 PM Prfnoff
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* Edward I, Hammer of the Scots. Unfortunately, the name does not mean he was Scottish, but that he "hammered" those that were.

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* Edward I, Hammer [[AltumVidetur Malleus Scotorum]] (Hammer of the Scots. Scots). Unfortunately, the name does not mean he was Scottish, but that he "hammered" those that were.were, if perhaps not as literally in RealLife as in ''Literature/TenSixtySixAndAllThat''.
12th Jan '16 12:48:49 PM SoapheadChurch
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** If Machine-Gun Lou counts, then surely the late "Pistol" Pete Maravich does, too.



** In more recent news, children in the Middle East have been named ''Facebook'' and ''Twitter'' thanks to each being instrumental in regime changes. May not count unless non-lethal military and political assets are allowed.
*** The pen is mightier than the sword...
21st Dec '15 10:44:37 AM Eilevgmyhren
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** The Norse equivalent of the word is ''Geirr'', and the name is proudly used by a significant number of Scandinavians, particularly Norwegians and Icelanders.
* The Scandinavian name ''Kjell''/''Kjetil'', is usually translated as "helmet" (or "kettle" - albeit a sacrificial one).
20th Dec '15 4:43:32 PM nombretomado
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* Túrin in ''TheSilmarillion'' becomes known as "Mormegil", Sindarin for "black sword."

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* Túrin in ''TheSilmarillion'' ''Literature/TheSilmarillion'' becomes known as "Mormegil", Sindarin for "black sword."
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