Shaped like a sword.
Of or relating to the xiphisternum.
[Greek xiphoeidēs : xiphos, sword + -oeidēs, -oid.]
xiphoid. Dictionary.com. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/xiphoid (accessed: May 24, 2008).
Jill could not help staring at her date's xiphoid facial features. When he smiled, his aquiline nose lengthened, giving it a visible edge, his thin cheek bones widened and resembled a hilt. She had an overwhelming desire to grab him by his pommel-like adams apple and challenge all comers to a duel.