Pommel in a sentence as a noun

Don reached for the pommel, removed the phone, and answered.

What about if you hold the sword by the blade and hit someone with the pommel, is it a kind of Mace then?

Just think about how you use a paddle; you hold it with one hand at the pommel and the other about halfway down the shaft.

This was particularly important for the pommel horse, which is a super nuanced event that you can can't "muscle" your way to success.

Instead of hitting the soldiers who signed what they thought were reenlistment bonuses, why don't they pommel the commanding officers who presided over these "overpayments"?

So you might suck at the parallel bars or pommel horse as an 8 year old, but be an absolute mathematical genius but because you couldn't do 100 star jumps in 60 seconds you can't go to uni?

Pommel in a sentence as a verb

That poster goes to great length to make a big deal out of what can be summarized by the final line: "As part of her advances, she tells him she could teach him where to put the round jewel of the azoth's pommel".

If true, one would expect that a competent gymnast would be able to perform as a slightly less competent dancer whereas a competent dancer would have difficulty holding a planche or working a pommel horse.

Their original business model was all around representing complex information in an unobtrusive way -- an umbrella with a pommel that flashes if its going to rain today, so you notice it on the way out of the house.

It was found near the Thames, it was made of wood, it didn't show any traces of blood or anything that would suggest a bone impact, it has the distinct shape of a paddle, it even has a pommel to prevent you from losing it when it's wet, but in the entire article I couldn't find a single reason why it couldn't be just a paddle - not that you couldn't use it as a weapon for the occasional weekend massacre...

Damocles sat on the king's throne, surrounded by every luxury, but Dionysius, who had made many enemies during his reign, arranged that a sword should hang above the throne, held at the pommel only by a single hair of a horse's tail to evoke the sense of what it is like to be king: Though having much fortune, always having to watch in fear and anxiety against dangers that might try to overtake him.”The NY Times is equivalent to the King?

Pommel definitions


a handgrip that a gymnast uses when performing exercises on a pommel horse


handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle

See also: saddlebow


an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger

See also: knob


strike, usually with the fist; "The pedestrians pummeled the demonstrators"

See also: pummel biff