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verb as in beat

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A fixed-blade knife’s strength is determined by how much of the blade stock continues through to the pommel undiminished.

Sheaths that position a knife’s pommel higher than your belt line cause that pommel to dig into your side or back as you move, which may result in injury should you fall.

Letting the rifle drop and swing from the pommel, he met the charge of two grinning and scowling lancers.

From the pommel of his saddle hung a Venetian casque, which he had doffed for a turban, a more comfortable head-gear on the route.

"Miss Van Diemen, it shall all turn out well," he said, striking his fist on the pommel of his saddle.

The weary lady had no response ready for words of cheer; she leaned heavily over the pommel of her saddle and rode on in silence.

The dogs were stopped and the deer thrown over the pommel of one of the boys, and we rode on to try the Brunswick swamp.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pommel, such as: belabor, club, cudgel, finial, handle, and knob.

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