Complete Definition of "pommel"

English

Etymology
the alteration to pummel is synonymous

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉmÉl|-ÉmÉl

Etymology
From Middle English pomel, from Middle French, presumedly via vulgar Latin pomellum 'ball, knob', the diminutive of Late Latin Pomum 'apple'

Noun
en-noun

  1. The upper front brow of a saddle.
  2. Either of the rounded handles on a pommel horse.
  3. The knob on the hilt of an edged weapon such as a sword.

Translations
Finnish: nuppi (satulassa tai miekan kahvassa)
French: pommeau

Verb
en-verb|pommel|l|ed

  1. transitive To pound or beat.

Category:Horse tack
Category:Fencing

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