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English noun: pommel

1. pommel (artifact) a handgrip that a gymnast uses when performing exercises on a pommel horse


Broader (hypernym)grip, handgrip, handle, hold


Part meronympommel horse, side horse

2. pommel (artifact) handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle


Synonymssaddlebow


Broader (hypernym)grip, handgrip, handle, hold


Narrower (hyponym)horn, saddle horn


Part meronymsaddle

3. pommel (artifact) an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger


Synonymsknob


Broader (hypernym)decoration, ornament, ornamentation


Part meronymhilt


English verb: pommel

1. pommel (contact) strike, usually with the fist


SamplesThe pedestrians pummeled the demonstrators.


ExamplesThe fighter managed to pommel his opponent


Synonymsbiff, pummel


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)hit









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