Meaning of foilist in English:

foilist

noun

See foil

‘Put another way, you could equip 8.5 classical foilists for the cost of 3 Olympic foilists.’
  • ‘The modern sabreur plays a game of priority of one cut over another cut and like the foilist, creates situations and provokes responses from the opponent to allow him to score points.’
  • ‘The visitors took the first leg, before Oxford came back with strong displays from the foilists and épéeists to wrap up the contest.’