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Definition 1: handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pommel in the sense of this definition

(pommel is a kind of ...) the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it

"he grabbed the hammer by the handle" "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"

(... is a kind of pommel ) a high pommel of a Western saddle (usually metal covered with leather)

(... is part of pommel) a seat for the rider of a horse or other animal

Definition 2: an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pommel in the sense of this definition

(pommel is a kind of ...) something used to beautify

(... is part of pommel) the handle of a sword or dagger

Definition 3: a handgrip that a gymnast uses when performing exercises on a pommel horse - [noun denoting artifact]

(pommel is a kind of ...) the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it

"he grabbed the hammer by the handle" "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"

(... is part of pommel) a gymnastic horse with a cylindrical body covered with leather and two upright handles (pommels) near the center; held upright by two steel supports, one at each end

Definition 4: strike, usually with the fist - [verb of contact]

Samples where pommel or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The pedestrians pummeled the demonstrators

Synonyms for pommel in the sense of this definition

(pommel is a kind of ...) deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

"He hit her hard in the face"

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