Associations to the word «Hilt»

Wiktionary

HILT, noun. The handle of a sword, consisting of grip, guard, and pommel, designed to facilitate use of the blade and afford protection to the hand.
HILT, noun. The base of the penis
HILT, verb. (transitive) To provide with a hilt.

Dictionary definition

HILT, noun. The handle of a sword or dagger.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King