By the same token, did ye ever hear o' one Torrigiano--Torrisany we called him?' 'I can't say I ever did. Was he a Frenchy like?' 'No, a hectoring, hard-mouthed, long-sworded Italian builder, as vain as a peacock and as strong as a bull, but, mark you, a master workman.
This is from "Rewards and Fairies" !The Wrong Thing" by Kipling.
I do not understand what "long-sworded" means. I have searched in dictionaries but could not find any.
I am glad if someone kindly teach me.