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Definition of pommel noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    pommel

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈpɒml//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːml//
     
    Equine sports
     
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  1. 1the higher front part of a saddle on a horse See related entries: Equine sports
  2. 2the round part on the end of the handle of a sword
  3. Word Origin Middle English (denoting a decorative part at the top of a tower): from Old French pomel, from a diminutive of Latin pomum ‘fruit, apple’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pommel

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