Definition Of pommels

verb

a rounded knob on the end of the handle of a sword, dagger, or old-fashioned gun.

This done he attached a crossguard, handle and pommel of a simple sword.

the upward curving or projecting part of a saddle in front of the rider.

He could see long, curving horns attached where the pommel would be on a normal saddle, and the rider carried a shield and a long stave, and had a sword sheathed at her hip.

Example Of pommels

  • As he reached the ground his pony started to run and was dragging the body which was evidently attached by a lariat to the pommel of his saddle.

  • Coming away from one song, during a moment of relative quiet, John simply pommeled the keyboard with a wrist or an elbow, as if to demonstrate that the tones we were hearing were genuine and uncontrived.

  • He could see long, curving horns attached where the pommel would be on a normal saddle, and the rider carried a shield and a long stave, and had a sword sheathed at her hip.

  • He died in September 1087 after suffering from major internal injuries when his horse, scared by embers in a burning Norman village, reared and rammed the pommel on the saddle into William's stomach.

  • The earliest item is a Viking bronze sword pommel from the late tenth century incised with diamond shapes and simplified animal forms.


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