A blade that has an area (usually about 1/3 to 1/2 the width of the blade) along the spine which has a uniform thickness. The beveling toward the blade’s edge starts below this flat area. Saber ground blades usually have a clip point and pronounced swedges (pictured above) but these features, no matter how radical, are not what defines a saber-ground blade.
Saber Ground Spear Point Blade
NOT Saber ground – Flat Ground Clip Point Blade