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

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley