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Origin of the name EXCALIBUR.
Etymology of the name EXCALIBUR.
Meaning of the baby name EXCALIBUR.

  

EXCALIBUR.  Arthurian legend name of king Arthur's best sword.  Like Caliburn, it contains the word calibre/caliber, the bore of a gun, size of a bore, for which the etymology is unknown. (A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language, Skeat, 1924)

... Now as they rode thus through the forest together, Merlin said to the King:  "Lord, which wouldst thou rather have, Excalibur, or the sheath that holds him?"  To which King Arthur replied, "Ten thousand times would I rather have Excalibur than his sheath."... (The Story of King Arthur & His Knights, Pyle, 1909)

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