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HILT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hilt mean? 

HILT (noun)
  The noun HILT has 1 sense:

1. the handle of a sword or dagger

  Familiarity information: HILT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HILT (noun)


Sense 1hilt [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The handle of a sword or dagger

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("hilt" is a kind of...):

grip; handgrip; handle; hold (the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it)

Meronyms (parts of "hilt"):

knob; pommel (an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "hilt"):

basket hilt (a hilt with a basket-shaped guard for the hand)

Holonyms ("hilt" is a part of...):

dagger; sticker (a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing)

blade; brand; steel; sword (a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard)


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