A knob or ball; an object resembling a ball in form
The knob on the hilt of a sword.
The knob or protuberant part of a saddlebow.
A knob forming the finial of a turret or pavilion.
To beat soundly, as with the pommel of a sword, or with something knoblike; hence, to beat with the fists.
The fastener that holds the grip to the blade and also acts as a counter balance to the blade.
The spherical knob, often highly ornate, serving as a counterweight at the opposite end of a sword to the point.
A variously shaped counterweight to the sword blade, riveted to the end of the sword tang above the grip.
The end of a sword's hilt, a counterweight, frequently in the shape of an almond, 'wheel' or faceted element. Normally pommels were made from iron, left plain or adorned with washed gold, silver, enamels, or precious stones. Sometimes they were made from latten, and in a few instances they were even made from semi-precious stones. The pommel is an important element in the balance of a *sword, providing the right amount of counterweight to allow the blade to move easily in the wielder's hand.
Located at the end of the sword grip, it counter-balances the blade and makes the sword easier to grip.
a ball or knob
The pommel of a weapon is usually on the opposite end of the tip. It's a small section just above where your hands grip the weapon. They are important in keeping your hand from slipping off the weapon. The pommel should be properly padded to make sure that people don't get injured in close combat.
A counterweight at the base of a sword handle used to balance the weapon.
an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger
The knob at the base of a sword
The handle component for a sword.
Traditionally a spherical knob, often highly ornate serving as a counter-weight at the opposite end of a sword to the point. The end of the sword tang above the grip.
The pommel is located at the end of a sword's hilt. It's pupose is to counter-weigh the blade to balance the sword. Also has been used as a striking implement hence the expression "I'm going to pommel you"
The disc or metal knob on the end of a sword hilt which fastens to the tongue of the blade. It has two purposes: holding all of the parts of the foil in place, and serving as a counterweight to the blade, thus making the foil a balanced weapon
The part of the hilt at the very end, acting as a counterbalance to the blade and holding the parts of the weapon together.
a metal cap on the end of the blade which locks the parts of the weapon together
(10) -- a rounded protrusion on the handle of a sword or dagger which prevents the hand from slipping (Biers, 337)
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
the weighted base of the handle which also serves to dis/assemble the weapon
The pommel is a small knob (usually metal) at the base of the sword's handle. This piece is often decorative or ornate. The primary purpose of the pommel is ideally to counterbalance the weight of the blade. In some (non-European) sword designs, there is an upper and lower pommel. The upper being found just below the cross guard and before the grip while the lower is at the base of the sword.
The attachment at the end of the sword designed to secure the weapon together and act as a counter-weight for balance.
A pommel is a knob on the end of a dagger or sword hilt.
In furniture, it's the bolt with a rounded or sometimes decorative head which is passed through a drawer front or similar, and which secures a bail handle, thus forming what most people call the handle. When applied to a sword or dagger, it's the terminal piece of the weapon, found at the end of the handle, and is usually circular.
Beating your opponent senseless with the hilt of your weapon, for sabre fencers only.
A counter-weight at the end of a sword's hilt, used to balance the sword. Also may be used as a striking implement.
Located at the base of the grip, this device is designed as a counterweight to help balance a sword.
This is a decorative piece at the bottom of the hilt. The functional significance of the pommel is to act as a counterweight to the blade.
The knob or expansion found on the of end a sword or knife.
a fastener that attaches the grip to the blade.
knob at the top of a sword-hilt, counterbalancing the weight of the blade
The end of the grip in swords and daggers used to give a better hold or to balance the weapon.