pommel

See sword.

pommel

  1. handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle
  2. an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger

Pommel

• (n.) A knob forming the finial of a turret or pavilion. • (n.) The knob on the hilt of a sword. • (n.) The top (of the head). • (v. t.) To beat soundly, as with the pommel of a sword, or with something knoblike; hence, to beat with the fists. • (n.) A knob or ball; an object resembling a ball in form • (n.) The knob ...
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pommel

(from the article `sword`) ...European Middle Ages the weapon had acquired its main basic forms. The heavy sword of medieval chivalry had a large hilt, often designed to be ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/p/92

pommel

saddlebow noun handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

Pommel

Pom'mel noun [ Middle English pomel , Old French pomel , French pommeau , Late Latin pomellus , from Latin pomum fruit, Late Latin also, an apple. See Pome .] A knob or ball; an object resembling a ball in form ; as: (a) The knob on the hilt of a swor...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/P/125

Pommel

Pom'mel transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Pommeled or Pommelled ; present participle & verbal noun Pommeling or Pommelling .] To beat soundly, as with the pommel of a sword, or with something knoblike; hence, to ...
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pommel

a handgrip that a gymnast uses when performing exercises
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pommel

A knob or ball; an object resembling a ball in form; as: ... The knob on the hilt of a sword. ... The knob or protuberant part of a saddlebow. ... The top (of the head). ... A knob forming the finial of a turret or pavilion. ... Origin: OE. Pomel, OF. Pomel, F. Pommeau, LL. Pomellus, fr. L. Pomum fruit, LL. Also, an apple. See Pome. ... Source: Web...
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Pommel

a metal cap screwed to the end of the blade which locks the parts of the weapon together and provides a counter-balance to the blade
Found on http://www.britishfencing.com/British_Fencing.html?PageID=118

Pommel

a metal cap screwed to the end of the blade which locks the parts of the weapon together and provides a counter-balance to the blade
Found on http://www.hpfc.org.uk/glossary.htm

Pommel

From the old French word for 'apple'. This fastener affixes the grip and guard to the tang of the blade. It has female threading, but the threaded hole does not go all the way through as is the case with a nut. It is screwed on to the distal end of the tang, locking guard, grip and electric connector is position by compression and friction. The pom...
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Pommel

The foremost section of a saddle that fits over the withers. In a Western saddle, this is the "horn" which the rider can rest his hands on.
Found on http://www.georgianindex.net/horse_and_carriage/horse-glossary.html

pommel

the front, top part of a saddle. The pommel of an English saddle is arched; that of a Western saddle bears a horn.
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Pommel

the large steel knob that counter-balanced the sword, and provide a secondary weapon in its own right. Pommels came in a variety of shapes: disks, balls, brazil-nuts, crescents, a sort of mushroom cap, etc., and changed in popularity as much with changes in fashion sense as martial usage
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pommel

the rounded, upward-projecting front part of a saddle.
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Pommel

The wide uplifted front of the saddle (forming the fork in the western saddle)
Found on http://www.gaitedhorses.net/Articles/HorseGlossary.html

Pommel

Weight on the handle of a sword, used to balance the weapon and for striking ('Pummelling').
Found on http://web.ceu.hu/medstud/manual/SRM/gloss.htm

pommel

[n] - handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle
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