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but my words stopt him and he laughed—as I remember that I laughed when I ran Angus Macalister through the sword-arm last August, because he said that Mrs. Vansuythen was no better than she should be.
This is from "The Dream of Duncan Parrenness" by Rudyard Kipling.
I don't understand the meaning of---
I ran Angus Macalister through the sword-arm
I am glad if someone would kindly teach me.
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asked Mar 2, 2022 at 0:06
To "run someone through" means to impale them on your sword.
The "sword arm" is the arm he uses to swing his sword.
It means he stabbed Angus very deeply in the arm in which he holds his sword.
answered Mar 2, 2022 at 0:13
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