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Contributor Contrib.earthnut on 2/3/2007
From the traditionally English occupational surname for a cutler, from Middle English blade, meaning "cutting edge" or "sword." Also an English word of the same meaning.Blade is the 'hero' name of Marvel comics half-vampire, vampire-hunter, protagonist Eric Brooks. He was portrayed by actor Wesley Snipes in the 'Blade' film trilogy and Kirk "Sticky Fingaz" Jones in the television adaptation.