[Ads-l] "sellsword", mercenary

Dave Hause dwhause at CABLEMO.NET
Thu Nov 22 01:25:59 EST 2018


If it's new to you, it's because your tastes don't run to "sword & sorcery" 
fantasy.
Dave Hause

-----Original Message----- 
From: Dan Goncharoff
Sent: Wednesday, November 21, 2018 5:21 PM
To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Subject: "sellsword", mercenary

I just came across this word in the wild. I was reading a WSJ article from
Tuesday about chess players changing allegiance:

"Critics say the knights of American chess are nothing but sellswords."

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