A weapon with a blade triangular in cross-section and heavier than that of the foil. The epee has a large, cup-shaped guard that protects the hand and forearm. The target area in foil competition includes the entire body, and there is no right of way rule.
A thrusting sword descended from the duelling sword, similar in length to a foil but heavier, with a larger guard and a much stiffer blade.
a fencing sword similar to a foil but with a heavier blade