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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger; Handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle; A handgrip that a gymnast uses when performing exercises on a stationary horse

Usage examples (34)
  • There is a knob on the pommel of the sword.
  • Led Team USA to a victory over Canada earlier this year, taking first in pommel horse, still rings and parallel bars.
  • Alexander Artemev, a world bronze-medal winner in pommel horse, even struggled on the event, which probably cost him an Olympic berth.
  • Set into the pommel was a lustrous star sapphire, as big as a mans clenched fist. for more
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