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Noun: pommel  pú-mul
  1. A handgrip that a gymnast uses when performing exercises on a pommel horse
  2. Handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle
    - saddlebow
  3. An ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger
    - knob
Verb: pommel (pommelled,pommelling, or [US] pommeled,pommeling)  pú-mul
  1. Strike, usually with the fist
    - pummel, biff [informal]

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Derived forms: pommeled, pommelled, pommeling, pommels, pommelling

Type of: decoration, grip, handgrip, handle, hit, hold, ornament, ornamentation

Part of: hilt, pommel horse, saddle, side horse

Encyclopedia: Pommel