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

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